Breast Cancer | Topics

Multi-Omics Approach to Breast Cancer May Provide Better Information Versus Biomarker Assessment Alone
April 13, 2021

During a presentation at the American Association of Cancer Research Annual Meeting 2021, Ben L. Kong, PharmD, described the SMMART program, which pairs genetic and clinical information to find the best therapies for patients with breast cancer who progress on standard therapies.

Limited Efficacy, Manageable Safety Profile Found With TAS-117 to Treat Ovarian and Breast Cancer
April 11, 2021

TAS-117 showed limited clinical efficacy in treating patients with ovarian cancer harboring PIK3CA E545K mutations and in those with breast cancer harboring PIK3CA H1047R and Akt1E17K mutations.

Real-World Evidence Supports Efficacy of Palbociclib Plus Letrozole in HR+/HER2– Breast Cancer
April 09, 2021

An analysis of real-world outcomes in a cohort of patients treated in mostly community settings showed that palbociclib plus letrozole improved both progression-free and overall survival in women with hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer.