While lasfoxifene alone did not meet the primary end points that researchers set out for it, they did find that it improves responses in patients with estrogen receptor–positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer harboring ESR1 mutations.
The phase 2 DAWNA-2 trial of dalpiciclib plus letrozole or anastrozole led to a reduced the risk of disease progression vs chemotherapy alone in patients with treatment-naïve, hormone receptor–positive, HER2-negative advanced breast cancer.
Updated findings of the MONARCH 3 trial of abemaciclib added to a nonsteroidal aromatase inhibitor presented at ESMO 2022 revealed prolonged overall survival in hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer.
Sacituzumab govitecan demonstrated promising progression-free survival efficacy in patients with HR+/HER2-low and IHC0 status metastatic breast cancer, showing its potential as a future treatment option.
Hot flashes related to adjuvant hormone therapy were predictive of worse breast cancer outcomes, according to research on disease-free survival and treatment discontinuation in patients with and without hot flashes.
During a Targeted Oncology case-based roundtable event, Alison K. Conlin, MD, discussed with participants their choice of first- and second-line therapy for a patient with triple-negative breast cancer.