Breast cancer

January 26, 2022
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, January 2022

Hopes for a return to normalcy in 2022—plus, recent qualitative research identifies surprising barriers to the long-term control of breast cancer
January 26, 2022

Come Again? Communicating Clearly About Risk of Recurrence After Early-Stage Breast Cancer

Mary Lou Smith and colleagues at the Research Advocacy Network recently explored how well patients with early-stage breast cancer understand risk of recurrence
December 22, 2021
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, December 2021

The co-chairs reflect on key 2021 accomplishments, and share their thanks and best wishes for a happy New Year
October 19, 2021
News in Brief

News in Brief, October 2021

Summaries and links to timely information about research results in medical journals, recognition of research leaders, and more
July 7, 2021
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Mi Guía (My Guide) App for Hispanic/Latina Patients with Breast Cancer

Could a culturally-sensitive app help improve endocrine therapy medication adherence in Hispanic/Latina patients undergoing breast cancer treatment?
July 7, 2021
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Trial Updates: TMIST Enrollment Hits 50,000; NCI-MATCH News; Recent Research Results

Recent ECOG-ACRIN trial updates and results
January 25, 2021
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Joe Sparano: Refining Individual Risk in Breast Cancer

Dr. Sparano discusses the scientific and statistical collaboration behind a new tool, RSClin™, which integrates clinical–pathological and genomic risk information to guide adjuvant chemotherapy in node-negative breast cancer
December 14, 2020
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ECOG-ACRIN Names University of Pennsylvania’s Bonnie Ky As Its Young Investigator of the Year

Already among the most influential thought leaders in cardio-oncology, Dr. Ky is the first in this field to receive the Group’s highest research distinction
October 19, 2020
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TMIST Breast Cancer Screening Trial Rebounds from COVID-19 Shutdown of Cancer Screenings

October accrual is on pace to be the highest month on record. Since July 1, TMIST has enrolled more patients than all other National Cancer Institute clinical trials combined. An unheard-of number (nearly 20%) are Black and African American women. Drs. Etta Pisano and Mitch Schnall provide the latest status of the trial and discuss its continuing relevance
September 14, 2020
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Trial Results: PALbociclib CoLlaborative Adjuvant Study (PALLAS)

A second interim analysis of this international adjuvant study for HR+, HER2- early breast cancer demonstrates that there is little chance of palbociclib reducing the risk of recurrence
September 14, 2020
Ingrid Mayer, MD

Trial Spotlight: Ingrid Mayer on Study EA1131 for Triple-Negative Breast Cancer, Including Men

This is the only study that is currently designed to test the ability to improve long-term outcomes by refining early-setting triple-negative breast cancer chemotherapy without exposing ALL patients to more toxicity preoperatively
June 10, 2020
Dr. O'Dwyer and Dr. Schnall

From the Co-Chairs, June 2020

Strong EA research presence at ASCO 2020; the horrific killing of George Floyd; health equity and diversity in the field of oncology; the need for EA to participate in changing a specifically anti-racist culture and increase diversity and inclusion