Jame Abraham, MD, on The JAVELIN and KEYNOTE-028 Study Results
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Jame Abraham, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses findings on the use of avelumab, an anti–PD-L1 antibody, in patients with locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer, as well as the preliminary efficacy and safety findings of pembrolizumab in patients with PD-L1–positive, estrogen receptor–positive/HER2-negative disease (Abstracts S1-04, S5-07).
Sherene Loi, MD, of Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, discusses a pooled individual patient data analysis of stromal tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes in primary triple-negative breast cancer treated with anthracycline-based chemotherapy (Abstract S1-03).
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Eric P. Winer, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss the results of this study that showed pathologic complete response to presurgery chemotherapy improved survival (Abstract S2-05).
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).
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Erica L. Mayer, MD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss this phase 3 trial of palbociclib with adjuvant endocrine therapy vs endocrine therapy alone for HR-positive/HER2-negative early breast cancer. (Abstract OT1-03-21)
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).