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Benefit for Dual HER2 Targeting in Neoadjuvant Breast Cancer Regimen Restricted to Subset of Patients 

As a neoadjuvant regimen for HER2-positive early breast cancer, the use of two HER2-directed agents was no more effective than trastuzumab (Herceptin) alone in producing pathologic complete responses, although one subset of patients did benefit from this approach, according to the results of the...

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The BEATRICE Study: Where Does Targeting Breast Cancer Vasculature Stand in 2013? 

Antiangiogenic strategies using the anti–vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) monoclonal antibody bevacizumab (Avastin) gained traction in breast cancer with the publication of the Eastern Cooperative Oncology Group (ECOG) 2100 trial in 2007. That study demonstrated a progression-free survival ...

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Impact of Delayed Initiation of Adjuvant Chemotherapy for Breast Cancer Varies by Tumor Subtype

The optimal time interval between surgery and initiation of adjuvant chemotherapy for early-stage breast cancer is not well established. Although most physicians aim to initiate adjuvant chemotherapy within a few weeks of surgery, clinical factors may cause delay. The influence of delay on relapse...

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Ado-Trastuzumab Emtansine as a Late Treatment for HER2-Positive Metastatic Breast Cancer—Better and Less Toxic Than Physician’s Choice

TH3RESA is a randomized phase III open-label study, reported in The Lancet Oncology and summarized in this issue of The ASCO Post, which examined the activity of ado-trastuzumab emtansine (Kadcyla) in heavily pretreated HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer.1 Formerly known as T-DM1,...

UNC Lineberger Secures Three Major NCI Grants to Advance the Nation’s Clinical Trials Program

At the national level, clinical trials are seeing a lot of change. In an effort to increase efficiency and keep up with national changes in the types of clinical trials offered to cancer patients, the National Cancer Institute’s (NCI) National Clinical Trials Network (NCTN) is undergoing a major...

Society Announces Candidates for 2015 ASCO Election

Fourteen distinguished ASCO members have been selected by the ASCO Nominating Committee as candidates for open leadership positions within the Society for the 2015 ASCO Election. Biographical information and interviews with each candidate, as well as instructions for casting a proxy ballot, will be ...

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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Plus Two Anti-HER2 Agents Optimal for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

For women with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive breast cancer, combining two anti-HER2 agents with chemotherapy is the most effective treatment modality in the neoadjuvant setting, according to a meta-analysis published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The...

Two Oncology Leaders Elected Members of ASCO Nominating Committee

ASCO recently announced election of Lisa A. Carey, MD, and Primo N. Lara, Jr, MD, to serve a 3-year term on the ASCO Nominating Committee beginning in 2016 (see pages 101-102 for news on other ASCO elections). Lisa A. Carey, MD, is Chief of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Physician-in-Chief ...

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Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation Works to Change the Treatment Landscape of an Aggressive Form of Breast Cancer

Hayley Dinerman, Cofounder and Executive Director of the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, remembers how she and a group of close female friends first learned about the devastating effects of triple-negative breast cancer. It was 2005 when these new mothers, who had recently formed a...

2015 ASCO Annual Meeting Planning Committees

The ASCO Annual Meeting highlights the latest research and treatment advances in oncology, with more than 28,000 oncology professionals attending each year. ASCO wishes to acknowledge the volunteers on this year’s Cancer Education and Scientific Program Committees, and thank them for their time and ...

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Lisa Carey, MD, and Jay Harris, MD, on Critical Decision Making in Radiation Therapy for Breast Cancer

Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Jay Harris, MD, of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, discuss Dr. Harris' plenary lecture.

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Lisa Carey, MD, and Kathy Albain, MD, on Results of the SWOG-8814 Trial

Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Kathy S. Albain, MD, of Loyola University Medical Center, discuss molecular predictors of outcome on adjuvant CAF plus tamoxifen, vs tamoxifen in postmenopausal patients with estrogen receptor–positive, node-positive breast cancer...

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Lisa Carey, MD, and Sibylle Loibl, MD, PhD: Update on Metastatic Disease

Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Sibylle Loibl, MD, PhD, of the German Breast Group, discuss new data on palbociclib, new immunotherapy, and brain metastases (Abstract YR4).

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Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy Plus Two Anti-HER2 Agents Optimal for HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

For women with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)-positive breast cancer, combining two anti-HER2 agents with chemotherapy is the most effective treatment modality in the neoadjuvant setting, according to a meta-analysis published in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute. The...

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