Breast Cancer

Christopher Twelves, MD: Comparing Eribulin and Capecitabine
Mar
04
2013

Dr. Christopher Twelves sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).  They discuss the results of the Phase III clinical trial comparing capecitabine (Xeloda) and eribulin (Halaven).  The trial showed trends toward the superiority of eribulin in this setting but the results were […]

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Joanne Mortimer, MD: Functional imaging Of HER2-positive Metastatic Breast Cancer
Mar
04
2013

Dr. Joanne Mortimer sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).  They discuss research being conducted at the City Of Hope Cancer Center on the functional imaging of HER2-positive metastatic breast cancer. Joanne Mortimer, MD is the Vice Chair, Medical Oncology & Therapeutics […]

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Richard S. Finn, MD: The Combination Of PD 0332991 and Letrozole Phase II Results
Mar
03
2013

Dr. Richard S. Finn sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).  They discuss  the combination of PD 0332991 and letrozole phase II clinical trial results. Richard S. Finn, MD is Associate Professor at the Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center at UCLA. Advocacy and […]

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Martine Piccart, MD, PhD: Can Patients and Advocates Help With Tissue and Biospecimen Collection?
Mar
03
2013

Dr. Martine Piccart sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).  They discuss how cancer patients and advocates can help lead the way for tissue and biospecimen collection for cancer research. Martine Piccart, MD, PhD is the current President of the European Society […]

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Martine Piccart, MD, PhD: No Benefit in Extending Herceptin in HER2 Breast Cancer
Mar
03
2013

Dr. Martine Piccart sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).  They discuss the results of a study she authored for patients with human epidermal growth factor receptor 2 (HER2)–positive early–stage breast cancer — one year of adjuvant trastuzumab (Herceptin) should remain the […]

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Edith Perez, MD: Anti-HER2 Therapies
Mar
03
2013

Dr. Edith Perez sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS).  They discuss her recent research with Anti-HER2 therapies presented at SABCS 2012. Edith A. Perez, MD is Deputy Director, Mayo Clinic Cancer Center — Group Vice Chair, Alliance for Clinical Trials in […]

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Advocacy In Action: Issues For Young Women With Metastatic Breast Cancer
Mar
03
2013

Vital Options International presents Advocacy in Action bringing together influential leaders of the cancer advocacy community to address:  Personalized Medicine: What it means, its relevance for patients, collection of tissue specimens, and a discussion on metastatic breast cancer in young women.  Part 4 of 4. Joining Vital Options Founder and CEO, Selma Schimmel, as co-hosts […]

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Larry Norton, MD: The Rapidly Changing Face of Oncology
Mar
03
2013

Dr. Larry Norton sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) for a three-part interview.  This is the first in the three-part interview where he discusses the rapidly changing face of oncology and personalized medicine. Larry Norton, MD is the Deputy Physician-in-Chief for […]

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Larry Norton, MD: The Challenging Role For Patients In Their Cancer Care
Mar
03
2013

Dr. Larry Norton sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) for a three-part interview.  This is the second in the three-part interview where he discusses the role of patients and advocates in the changing face of cancer care. Larry Norton, MD is […]

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Larry Norton, MD: How Technology Is Evolving To Help Doctors Keep Up
Mar
03
2013

Dr. Larry Norton sits down with Selma Schimmel and The Group Room at the 35th Annual CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium (SABCS) for a three-part interview.  This is the third in the three-part interview where he discusses community cancer care, the new role for technology in helping doctors keep up with the data and […]

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