Barbara Pistilli, MD, on HR+, HER2– Advanced Breast Cancer: Update on Capivasertib Plus a CDK4/6 Inhibitor and Fulvestrant
Barbara Pistilli, MD, of France’s Gustave Roussy, discusses a phase Ib analysis from the CAPItello-292 study, which showed capivasertib plus palbociclib plus fulvestrant was tolerable at all dose levels in heavily pretreated patients with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer. As data collection continues, evidence of clinical activity has been observed in patients treated with the recommended phase III dose (Abstract PS12-09).
Sara A. Hurvitz, MD, of Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, University of Washington, discusses phase III findings of the HER2CLIMB-02 study, which showed the combination of tucatinib and trastuzumab emtansine improved progression-free survival in patients with previously treated, HER2-positive, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer (including those with brain metastases) (Abstract GS01-10).
Aditya Bardia, MD, MPH, of Massachusetts General Hospital Cancer Center, discusses phase III findings from the KEYNOTE-756 study, which showed that adding pembrolizumab to chemotherapy increases the pathologic complete response rate and lowers the residual cancer burden in patients with early-stage, high-risk ER-positive or HER2-negative breast cancer (Abstract GS01-02).
Seema Khan, MD, of Northwestern University and the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the 5-year clinical outcomes of ECOG-ACRIN 4112, a prospective trial that supports the omission of radiotherapy after surgery in patients with ductal carcinoma in situ who have a low DCIS score and its use in patients with intermediate/high DCIS scores (Abstract GS03-01).
Gabriel N. Hortobagyi, MD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses findings from the NATALEE trial, which continued to demonstrate improved invasive disease–free survival with ribociclib plus a nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor (NSAI) over a NSAI alone in patients with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative early breast cancer (Abstract GS03-03).
Senthil Damodaran, MD, PhD, of The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, discusses final results from the FOENIX-MBC2 study of the efficacy and safety of futibatinib in patients with locally advanced or metastatic hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative breast cancer harboring high-level FGFR1 gene amplification. Futibatinib plus fulvestrant showed antitumor activity in those whose disease had progressed on prior CDK4/6 inhibitors (Abstract RF01-04).