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).
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Ruth M. O’Regan, MD, of the University of Wisconsin, review practice-changing research in 2015 that was focused on early-stage breast cancer.
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).
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.
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).
Jack Cuzick, PhD, FMedSci, of Queen Mary, University of London, discusses his phase III study on postmenopausal women with DCIS who had similar outcomes whether they took tamoxifen or anastrozole for 5 years after surgery. (Abstract S6-03)