Michael Gnant, MD, on Hormone Receptor–Positive Breast Cancer: Results From the ABCSG-18 Trial
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Michael Gnant, MD, of the Medical University of Vienna, discusses a study in which denosumab was added to adjuvant aromatase inhibitor therapy to improve disease-free survival in postmenopausal patients with early-stage, hormone receptor–positive breast cancer (Abstract S2-02).
Gunter von Minckwitz, MD, of the German Breast Group, discusses data from this phase II trial investigating the addition of carboplatin to neoadjuvant therapy for triple-negative and HER2-positive early breast cancer (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).
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).
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)
Patricia A. Ganz, MD, of the University of California at Los Angeles, discusses this clinical trial of anastrozole vs tamoxifen in postmenopausal women with ductal carcinoma in situ undergoing lumpectomy plus radiotherapy (Abstract S6-04).