Half of all women experience false positive mammograms after 10 years of annual screening

A study led by UC Davis Health has found that half of all women will experience at least one false positive mammogram over a decade of annual breast cancer screening with digital breast tomosynthesis (3D mammography). The risk of false positive results after 10 years of screening is considerably lower in women screened every other year. A false positive is when […]

Updated results from pivotal HER2CLIMB trial evaluating Tukysa in patients with HER2-positive breast cancer – Seagen Inc

Seagen Inc. announced the presentation of new data from exploratory analyses from the pivotal HER2CLIMB trial showing that improvement in overall survival (OS) was maintained after an additional 15.6 months of follow-up when Tukysa (tucatinib) was combined with trastuzumab and capecitabine in patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer (MBC) who had stable or active brain metastases. The data were featured […]

Phase III monarchE trial of Verzenio in breast cancer published in Annals of Oncology – Eli Lilly

Eli Lilly announced updated data from the positive Phase III monarchE trial evaluating the investigational use of Verzenio (abemaciclib) in combination with standard adjuvant endocrine therapy (ET) for the treatment of hormone receptor-positive (HR+), human epidermal growth factor receptor 2-negative (HER2-), node-positive, high risk early breast cancer (EBC). As previously published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, monarchE met its […]

Enhertu reduced the risk of disease progression or death by 72% vs. trastuzumab emtansine (T-DM1) in patients with HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer – AstraZeneca + Daiichi Sankyo

Ground-breaking Phase III head-to-head DESTINY-Breast03 results featured at ESMO Presidential Symposium support Enhertu as the potential new standard of care in previously treated patients. DESTINY-Breast01 Phase II trial data also presented at ESMO showed impressive median overall survival of 29.1 months in HER2-positive patients following two or more HER2-based regimens. Detailed positive results from the head-to-head DESTINY-Breast03 Phase III trial […]

SOPHIA Phase III study of Margenza announces final OS data in HER2-positive breast cancer patients – MacroGenics

MacroGenics announced the final overall survival (OS) results of the SOPHIA Phase III study of Margenza (margetuximab-cmkb) in adult patients with metastatic HER2-positive breast cancer. The final OS analysis of the SOPHIA study was performed after 385 OS events occurred in the intent-to-treat (ITT) population. As per the study protocol, OS was defined as the number of days from randomization […]

Statins appear to improve survival in triple-negative breast cancer

Researchers report an association between statin therapy and improved survival rates among triple-negative breast cancer patients. The findings appeared on Aug. 3, 2021 in the journal Cancer. “We know that statins decrease breast cancer cell division and increase cell death,” said investigator Kevin Nead, M, assistant professor of epidemiology at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, […]

Real world study of Halaven in breast cancer published in Advances in Therapy – Eisai

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FDA approves Trodelvy, the first treatment for metastatic triple-negative breast cancer shown to improve progression-free survival and overall survival – Gilead Sciences

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EMA validates MAA for Trodelvy under accelerated review in triple-negative breast cancer – Gilead Sciences

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