William M. Sikov, MD, FACP, on Triple-Negative Breast Cancer: Results of the CALGB Alliance Trial
2015 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
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).
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).
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).
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)
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)
Andrew Seidman, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, and Hope S. Rugo, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco, discuss findings on de-escalating systemic therapy for breast cancer (Abstract ES6-3).