Eribulin as First-Line Therapy for Metastatic HER2-Negative Breast Cancer

Joyce A. O’Shaughnessy, MD, from Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center, discusses the results of a recent breast cancer study.

Clinical Pearls

Joyce A. O’Shaughnessy, MD, the Co-Director of Breast Cancer Research at the Baylor Charles A. Sammons Cancer Center; Texas Oncology, PA/US Oncology, Dallas, Texas, discusses the results of a recent breast cancer study.

  • This study looked at eribulin mesylate as first-line therapy for locally recurrent or metastatic HER2-negative breast cancer.
  • Overall response rate was 29%.
  • Clinical benefit rate was 52%.
  • Median PFS was 6.8 months.
  • Responses were seen regardless of ER status.