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KEYNOTE-522 Demonstrates Potential for Immunotherapy in Triple-Negative Breast Cancer

November 01, 2019

Hope S. Rugo, MD, discusses the potential role of immunotherapy for the treatment of patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC), based on data from the KEYNOTE-522 clinical trial. Immunotherapy has been very exciting in this setting.

Five-Year Dosing, Efficacy Results for Nab-Paclitaxel in TNBC

January 10, 2018

Hope S. Rugo, MD, a medical oncologist and Director of the Breast Oncology Clinical Trials Program at University of California San Francisco Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses 5-year follow-up data from the CALGB 40502//NCCTG N063H study, which was a randomized phase III trial of weekly paclitaxel (Abraxane) compared with nab-paclitaxel or ixabepilone (Ixempra) with bevacizumab (Avastin) as first-line chemotherapy for locally recurrent or metastatic breast cancer.

5-Year Follow-Up of CALGB 40502 Study in TNBC

December 13, 2017

Hope S. Rugo, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Breast Oncology Clinical Trials Program at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses the 5-year follow-up of the CALGB 40502 study for patients with triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC).

Exploring Extended Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for HR+ Breast Cancer

July 19, 2017

Hope S. Rugo, MD, professor of medicine and director of the Breast Oncology Clinical Trials Program at the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, discusses extended adjuvant endocrine therapy for patients with HR+ breast cancer.