Lori Pierce, MD, on Breast Cancer Radiotherapy: Late Side Effects
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Lori J. Pierce, MD, of the University of Michigan Health System, discusses findings on second cancer incidence and non-breast cancer mortality among 40,000 women in 75 clinical trials. (Abstract S5-08)
William M. Sikov, MD, of Women and Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, discusses the results of this study that showed pathologic complete response to presurgery chemotherapy improved survival (Abstract S2-05).
Judy E. Garber, MD, MPH, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, gives her expert perspective on this vital and timely topic.
Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discusses the CREATE-X adjuvant study of capecitabine in high-risk patients with residual disease (Abstract S6-01).
Clifford A. Hudis, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Carlos L. Arteaga, MD, of Vanderbilt University, discuss the roles of IGF/insulin signaling, adipokines and inflammation, and metformin and lifestyle change in breast cancer and risk for the disease.
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).