Stephen R.D. Johnston, MBBS, PhD, and Ann H. Partridge, MD, on Breast Cancer: Managing Metastatic ER+ Disease
2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium
Stephen R.D. Johnston, MBBS, PhD, of The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, and Ann H. Partridge, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss the role of endocrine therapy and optimal sequencing, recent progress in first-line treatment, and resistance pathways and second-line treatment (Plenary Lecture 1).
Jennifer A. Ligibel, MD, of Harvard Medical School, discusses the impact of preoperative exercise on breast cancer gene expression (Abstract S5-05).
Dawn Hershman, MD, of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at Columbia University Medical Center, reviews findings on survivorship care plans, interventions to reduce chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy, and the cardiac effects of aromatase inhibitors (Poster Discussion 4).
Jame Abraham, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic, discusses findings of the Scalp Cooling Alopecia Prevention trial for patients with early-stage breast cancer (Abstract S5-02).
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).
Ruth O’Regan, MD, of the University of Wisconsin, and Ann H. Partridge, MD, of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, discuss study findings from a session Dr. O’Regan moderated on three major trials addressing anastrozole after tamoxifen in HR-positive early breast cancer, letrozole in HR-positive disease, and extended letrozole treatment after adjuvant endocrine therapy (Abstracts S1-03, S1-05, S1-08).