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MBCC: How We Do it: Personalizing Treatment for Patients With HER2-Positive Breast Cancer

MBCC: How We Do it: Personalizing Treatment for Patients With HER2-Positive Breast Cancer


Sunday, March 8, 2020

Breakfast and Registration: 6:30 AM – 7:00 AM
Scientific Session: 7:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Location:
Fontainebleau Miami Beach

Meeting Room: Fontaine
4441 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33140

Personalizing Treatment for Patients With HER2-Positive Breast Cancer Overview

Outcomes for patients with early stage HER2+ breast cancer have been dramatically improved by implementation of adjuvant trastuzumab. Moreover, strategies aimed at further extending survival in this setting are under investigation in trials evaluating extended therapy, dual targeting, and adjuvant treatment of patients with residual disease following neoadjuvant treatment. However, resistance to HER2 targeting remains a clinically unmet need in the field. As such, greater understanding of mechanisms of resistance to standard therapies is spurring investigation of novel pathways and targets to overcome treatment barriers for those with advanced disease.

This satellite symposium at the 37th Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference® will aim to provide practitioners with expert guidance on how to incorporate recent trial data in the treatment of patients with both early and advanced HER2+ breast cancer, as well as how to address clinical scenarios that do not fit neatly into currently available data sets in this therapeutic space. Faculty presentations and a case-based discussion will cover topics including HER2-targeted agents in early and advanced breast cancer, emerging systemic treatment options for patients with brain metastases, pertinent ongoing clinical trial data, and supportive care strategies for mitigating the effects of adverse events associated with current treatment paradigms.

Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

This activity is supported by educational grants from Genentech, Inc.; Puma Biotechnology, Inc.; and Seattle Genetics Inc.

Target Audience: HCPs Who Treat Breast Cancer

This activity is directed toward medical and surgical oncologists who treat patients with breast cancer. Fellows, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pathologists, radiation oncologists, and other healthcare professionals (HCPs) involved in the management of patients with breast cancer are also invited to participate.

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this activity, you should be better prepared to:

  • Integrate data from recent clinical trials evaluating HER2-targeted agents into personalized treatment algorithms to optimize outcomes for patients with early stage or advanced/metastatic HER2+ breast cancer
  • Evaluate emerging systemic treatment options for patients with HER2+ breast cancer with brain metastases
  • Discuss ongoing clinical trials investigating novel approaches for HER2+ breast cancer, and their potential impact on evolving treatment paradigms for managing HER2+ breast cancer
  • Utilize supportive care strategies for preventing and/or ameliorating treatment-related adverse events in patients receiving HER2-targeted therapy for breast cancer

Program Chair

Debu Tripathy
Debu Tripathy, MD
Professor and Chair
Department of Breast Medical Oncology
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

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