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MONALEESA-7: Results from phase III trial looking at ribociclib as an addition to endocrine therapy in advanced breast cancer

31st May - 4th Jun 2019

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Published: 01.06.19
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Dr Sara A. Hurvitz - UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, USA

Dr Sara A. Hurvitz talks to ecancer at the 2019 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting about results from the MONALEESA-7 study into adding ribociclib to first-line endocrine therapy in pre-menopausal women with advanced breast cancer.

She explains that half of patients received placebo in addition to endocrine therapy and half received ribociclib.

Dr Hurvitz reports that at the 42 month landmark analysis 46% of patients in the placebo arm were still alive compared to 70% of patients who were in the ribociclib arm, a highly statistically significant improvement.

Read the news article here.

Watch the press conference here.

Watch a comment from Dr Burstein here.

ecancer's filming has been kindly supported by Amgen through the ecancer Global Foundation. ecancer is editorially independent and there is no influence over content.

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