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)
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).
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).
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.
Mitchell Dowsett, PhD, of the Royal Marsden Hospital discusses the EndoPredict test, which has improved performance compared with the widely used Oncotype Dx test (Abstract S3-01).
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).