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SABCS 2018: Highlights in breast cancer treatment

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Published: 13.12.18
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Dr Matteo Lambertini - San Martino Hospital, Genoa, Italy

Dr Matteo Lambertini provides a roundup of what was being discussed in breast cancer at the SABCS 2018 congress in San Antonio with a focus on patients. 

Dr Lambertini begins by explaining the importance of the results of the KATHERINE study into patients with HER2-positive breast cancer where the use of T-DM1 antibody drug, instead of standard therapy, was shown to significantly improve outcomes for patients.

He also reports on a study on early stage breast cancer from the EBCTCG that pooled results of 11 trials adjuvant endocrine therapy after 5 years of endocrine therapy, with it being seen that extended endocrine treatment is a positive,

Dr Lambertini shares a study on triple negative breast cancer where there was found to be no benefit of extending treatment after chemotherapy to the additional agent capecitabine.

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