Julie Lemieux, MD, on Letrozole in Postmenopausal Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Patient-Reported Outcomes
2016 ASCO Annual Meeting
Julie Lemieux, MD, of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, discusses patient-reported outcomes from a study extending adjuvant letrozole for 5 years after completing an initial 5 years of aromatase inhibitor therapy alone or preceded by tamoxifen (Abstract LBA506). To see the French language version of this discussion, click here.
Heinz-Josef Lenz, MD, of the University of Southern California, and Jonathan R. Strosberg, MD, of the H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center and Research Institute, discuss efficacy and safety results in patients with midgut neuroendocrine tumors treated with lutetium Lu-177 dotatate (Abstract 4005).
Charles M. Rudin, MD, PhD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, reports on the encouraging anti-tumor activity of this antibody drug conjugate against one of the most deadly malignancies: recurrent or refractory small cell lung cancer (Abstract LBA8505).
Toni K. Choueiri, MD, and Paul L. Nguyen, MD, both of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss four key studies on high- and intermediate-risk prostate cancer, as well as localized disease (Abstracts 5001, 5003, 5023, and 5021).
John P. Neoptolemos, MD, PhD, of the University of Liverpool, discusses findings from this international phase III study of adjuvant combination chemotherapy: gemcitabine and capecitabine vs monotherapy gemcitabine in patients with resected pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (Abstract LBA4006).
Helen MacKay, MD, of the Sunnybrook Odette Cancer Centre, and Ursula A. Matulonis, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss findings from this phase II study of intraperitoneal vs intravenous chemotherapy following neoadjuvant chemotherapy and optimal debulking surgery in patients with epithelial ovarian cancer (Abstract LBA5503).