San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

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Meeting News

Oxybutynin shows promise for managing hot flashes among breast cancer survivors

December 7, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — Oxybutynin significantly reduced the frequency and severity of hot flashes among breast cancer survivors, according to results of…
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Addition of pembrolizumab to chemotherapy demonstrates promise in triple-negative breast cancer

December 7, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — The addition of pembrolizumab to neoadjuvant chemotherapy demonstrated promising antitumor activity and exhibited a manageable…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Lifestyle intervention improves outcomes for some breast cancer survivors

December 7, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — Completion of a lifestyle intervention program that focused on healthy habits appeared associated with weight loss and increased…
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Exercise during adjuvant breast cancer treatment may improve cardiovascular function

December 7, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — A supervised 12-month exercise program improved cardiovascular function among women undergoing adjuvant breast cancer treatment…
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Surgery choice affects quality of life among younger patients with breast cancer

December 7, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — Local therapy decisions appeared to significantly affect quality of life among young breast cancer survivors, according to study…
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Accelerated partial breast irradiation noninferior to whole breast irradiation for invasive breast cancer

December 7, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — Accelerated partial breast irradiation appeared noninferior to whole breast irradiation for preventing local recurrence among…
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Axillary radiotherapy, lymph node surgery for early breast cancer confer comparable outcomes

December 6, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — Axillary radiotherapy and axillary lymph node dissection appeared associated with excellent and comparable 10-year recurrence and…
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Low-dose tamoxifen reduces recurrence of breast intraepithelial neoplasia

December 6, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — Use of low-dose tamoxifen reduced risk for recurrence among a cohort of women who underwent treatment for breast intraepithelial…
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One year of trastuzumab remains standard for HER2-positive early-stage breast cancer

December 6, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — One year of adjuvant trastazumab should remain the standard of care for patients with HER2-positive early-stage breast cancer…
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Addition of alpelisib to fulvestrant significantly prolongs PFS in advanced PIK3CA-mutant breast cancer

December 6, 2018
SAN ANTONIO — The addition of alpelisib to fulvestrant nearly doubled PFS among patients with PIK3CA-mutant, hormone receptor-positive…

Meeting Calendar

San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium

December 4, 2018 - December 8, 2018