Lisa A. Carey, MD, and Richard S. Finn, MD, on Breast Cancer: Findings From the PALOMA-1/TRIO 18 Trial
2017 ASCO Annual Meeting
Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Richard S. Finn, MD, of UCLA Medical Center, discuss phase II overall survival findings on palbociclib in combination with letrozole vs letrozole alone for front-line treatment of ER+/HER2– advanced breast cancer. (Abstract 1001)
Julie Vose, MD, MBA, of the University of Nebraska Medical Center, and Clifford A. Hudis, MD, ASCO’s current CEO, discuss the state of cancer care and the challenges that lie ahead.
Rakesh Chopra, MD, of India’s Artemis Hospitals, discusses ASCO’s Role in global cancer care and the issues he finds most pressing.
David H. Henry, MD, of Pennsylvania Oncology Hematology Associates, outlines abstracts focusing on chemotherapy in locally advanced rectal cancer and immune-related toxicity, response to anti–PD-L1 blockade, and epacadostat plus pembrolizumab in lung cancer.
Lisa A. Carey, MD, of the University of North Carolina, and Nadia Harbeck, MD, PhD, of Brustzentrum der Universität München, discuss study findings on adjuvant 4xEC→4x doc vs 6x docetaxel/cyclophosphamide in patients with high clinical risk and intermediate-to-high genomic risk HER2-negative, early breast cancer. (Abstract 504)
Ethan M. Basch, MD, of the University of North Carolina, discusses results from a study that assessed patient-reported outcomes for symptom monitoring during routine cancer treatment of metastatic solid tumors. (Abstract LBA2)