Jack Cuzick, PhD, FMedSci, on DCIS Recurrence Rates: Anastrozole vs Tamoxifen
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
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 Hope S. Rugo, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, discuss preliminary efficacy and safety findings of pembrolizumab in patients with PD-L1–positive, estrogen receptor-positive/HER2-negative disease. (Abstract S5-07)
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Sabine Siesling, PhD, of the Netherlands Comprehensive Cancer Organization, discuss the improved overall survival after 10 years in women who received breast-conserving surgery compared with those who received mastectomy with radiation treatment. (Abstract S3-05)
Sarat Chandarlapaty, MD, PhD, of the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, discusses results from this study that showed patients with ER-positive metastatic breast cancer who had a D538G and/or a Y537S mutation in the ESR1 gene had significantly worse median overall survival (Abstract S2-07).
Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Jay Harris, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discuss Dr. Harris' plenary lecture.
Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Kathy S. Albain, MD, of Loyola University Medical Center, discuss molecular predictors of outcome on adjuvant CAF plus tamoxifen, vs tamoxifen in postmenopausal patients with estrogen receptor–positive, node-positive breast cancer (Abstract S3-02).