Hans Wildiers, MD, PhD on the TH3RESA Study: Final OS Results
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Hans Wildiers, MD, PhD, of the University Hospitals, Leuven, discusses this phase III study on the use of ado-trastuzumab emtansine vs treatment of physician’s choice in previously treated HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (Abstract S5-05).
Benjamin D. Smith, MD, of the MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses the higher complication rates and economic burdens of mastectomy plus reconstruction vs lumpectomy plus radiation in early breast cancer (Abstract S3-07).
Jack Cuzick, PhD, FMedSci, of Queen Mary, University of London, discusses his phase III study on postmenopausal women with DCIS who had similar outcomes whether they took tamoxifen or anastrozole for 5 years after surgery. (Abstract S6-03)
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Ruth M. O’Regan, MD, of the University of Wisconsin, review practice-changing research in 2015 that was focused on early-stage breast cancer.
Jame Abraham, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses the 10-year follow-up of this trial, and the long-term benefit and safety of adding trastuzumab to the adjuvant treatment of HER2-positive early breast cancer (Abstract S5-04).
Matthew J. Ellis, PhD, FRCP, of the Baylor College of Medicine, gives his expert perspective on this evolving area of research.