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Breast Cancer Research at the 2021 ASCO Annual Meeting

Dr. Jennifer Litton talks about some of the most notable research at the 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting.
Jun 28, 2021
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The 2021 American Society of Clinical Oncology annual meeting was held virtually June 4-8, and there were a number of studies on breast cancer presented. Dr. Jennifer Litton joined us to talk about some of the most notable research.

Listen to the episode to hear her explain:

  • results from the OlympiA trial, showing that Lynparza (chemical name: oliparib) offered benefits for early-stage breast cancer in people with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation

  • results from the NEOTALA trial showing that Talzenna (chemical name: talazoparib) offered benefits for early-stage breast cancer in people with a BRCA1 or BRCA2 mutation when given before surgery

  • updated results showing continued better overall survival when advanced-stage, hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative breast cancer is treated with the CDK4/6 inhibitors Ibrance (chemical name: palbociclib) or Kisqali (chemical name: ribociclib)

About the guest
 
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Jennifer Litton, MD

Dr. Jennifer Litton is a board-certified medical oncologist and professor of breast medical oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where she is also vice president of clinical research. She also is a member of the Breast Immuno-Oncology Task Force of the National Cancer Institute.

— Last updated on July 31, 2022, 10:20 PM

 
 
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