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- ASCO Issues First Guidelines for Metastatic HER2-positive Breast Cancer
- Everolimus Plus Exemestane — A Possible First-Line Therapy for Metastatic Disease
- Phase II Study Shows New Medicine May Slow Metastatic Breast Cancer
- Study Finds Higher Dose of Fulvestrant Reduces Risk of Death
- Physical Activity After Breast Cancer May Improve Quality of Life
Baltimore-based researchers seek participants with metastatic breast cancer for a phase II trial comparing a combination of chemotherapy plus a cancer vaccine with or without trastuzumab.
Postmenopausal women with hormone receptor-positive, HER2-negative metastatic breast cancer that continued to grow during or after treatment with an aromatase inhibitor (anastrozole, letrozole, and exemestane) are needed for a clinical trial. Researchers conducting the trial are examining the safety and effectiveness of combining the PI3K inhibitor BMK120 with fulvestrant (Faslodex).
Living Beyond Breast Cancer expert Sara Tolaney, MD, answers your questions about making treatment decisions after a breast cancer diagnosis, from choosing the right care team to understanding your treatment options.