Lisa Carey, MD, and Kathy Albain, MD, on Results of the SWOG-8814 Trial
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
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).
Matthew J. Ellis, PhD, FRCP, of the Baylor College of Medicine, gives his expert perspective on this evolving area of research.
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).
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).
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).
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Julia R. White, MD, of Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, discuss a meta-analysis on efficacy and safety of hypofractionated radiotherapy for the treatment of early-stage breast cancer (Abstract P3-12-15).