Adjuvant endocrine therapy alone may be insufficient for some younger women with luminal breast cancer, based to an unplanned analysis of the phase 3 MINDACT trial.
In 2016, an opinion piece published in the journal Nature threw cold water on the concept of precision oncology — tailoring the treatment of individual patients to the genetic characteristics of their tumors.
Combination therapy with a cyclin-dependent kinase (CDK) 4/6 inhibitor and an aromatase inhibitor (AI) has the same good efficacy but greater toxicity in women with hormone receptor (HR)–positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer who are aged 75 years or older, a pooled analysis of randomized controlled trials concluded.
Men with breast cancer face an exceptionally challenging journey with fewer signposts to guide the way, compared with their female counterparts.
mTOR inhibitor vistusertib plus fulvestrant was inferior to everolimus plus fulvestrant in a randomized clinical trial including women with advanced breast cancer, investigators have reported.