Samuel Smith, PhD, on Tamoxifen Adherence: Results of the IBIS-1 Study
2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Samuel Smith, PhD, of Queen Mary University of London, discusses study findings on menopausal symptoms as predictors of long‐term adherence in an International breast cancer intervention study (Abstract S5-03).
Hyo Sook Han, MD, of Moffitt Cancer Center, discusses phase II study findings on the efficacy and tolerability of veliparib in combination with carboplatin and paclitaxel vs placebo in patients with BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutations and metastatic breast cancer (Abstract S2-05).
Monica Morrow, MD, of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, recognized at this year’s meeting for scientific distinction in clinical research, summarizes her Brinker Award lecture on modifying local therapy to decrease the burden of cancer treatment.
Joseph A. Sparano, MD, of the Montefiore Medical Center, discusses the tumor microenvironment of metastasis score and its association with early distant recurrence in HR-positive, HER2-negative early-stage breast cancer (Abstract S4-04).
To view a short film on capturing imaging inside breast cancer tumors, go to: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q_JDp-VePAs
Ruth O'Regan, MD, of the University of Wisconsin, discusses study findings on buparlisib plus fulvestrant in postmenopausal women with HR-positive, HER2-positive, aromatase inhibitor–treated, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer, who progressed on or after mTOR inhibitor–based treatment (Abstract S4-07).
Harold J. Burstein, MD, PhD, from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, gives an update on the duration of adjuvant endocrine therapy and offers his expert views on putting the research data into clinical practice.