Adjuvant systemic treatment of luminal A/B early breast cancer
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Educational Objective: Gain insight into the selection of adjuvant systemic therapy in premenopausal and postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor (HR)-positive HER2-negative early breast cancer.
Specialty: Medical oncology, Clinical oncology, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, (Surgical Oncology), (Radiation oncology)
Target Audience: CME (basic, intermediate), Residents (senior)
Latest update: January 2022
Adjuvant (postoperative) endocrine therapy is a major treatment strategy for HR-positive, HER2-negative early breast cancer. Questions remain: which type? Optimal duration? Should chemotherapy be added?
Tumours are grouped into surrogate intrinsic subtypes based on routine histology and immunohistochemistry data . In this course, only patients with luminal A and luminal B and HER2-negative disease are included.
- Cardoso F, Kyriakides S, Ohno S, et al. Ann Oncol 2019;30:1194-220. PubMed