Testing the Addition of Radium Therapy (Radium-223 Dichloride) to the Usual Chemotherapy Treatment (Paclitaxel) for Advanced Breast Cancer Spread to the Bones

Conditions:   Anatomic Stage IV Breast Cancer AJCC v8;   Breast Carcinoma Metastatic in the Bone;   Metastatic Breast Carcinoma;   Metastatic Triple-Negative Breast Carcinoma;   Prognostic Stage IV Breast Cancer AJCC v8 Interventions:   Drug: Paclitaxel;   Radiation: Radium Ra 223 Dichloride Sponsor:   National Cancer Institute (NCI) Not yet recruiting
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ConclusionIt is important to maintain a suspicion for GI tract metastasis in breast cancer patients who present with abdominal mass or GI symptoms, as this aids in prompt institution of accurate and appropriate management.
Source: International Journal of Surgery Case Reports - Category: Surgery Source Type: research
CONCLUSION: The pre-treatment tumor SUVmax could be utilized as an independent imaging biomarker of the tumor aggressiveness and poor prognosis. Risk stratification based on this index could play a pivotal role in alteration of treatment planning, such as neoadjuvant chemotherapy (precision oncology). PMID: 31587025 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
Source: Hellenic Journal of Nuclear Medicine - Category: Nuclear Medicine Tags: Hell J Nucl Med Source Type: research
ConclusionsMRI demonstrated good accuracy in predicting pCR after NAC among the breast cancer patients examined. However, non-mass enhancement at pre-treatment MRI negatively affected the diagnostic performance of MRI in assessing treatment response after NAC.
Source: European Journal of Radiology - Category: Radiology Source Type: research
Conclusions: SCC of the breast is a very aggressive tumor, and adjuvant chemotherapy should be strongly considered.
Source: Journal of Cancer Research and Therapeutics - Category: Cancer & Oncology Authors: Source Type: research
ConclusionsAn exercise program appears to be beneficial for QoL, particularly in the physical functioning of breast cancer survivors. Moreover, it seems to have an important role on strength levels.Legal entity responsible for the studyAssocia ção de Investigação e Cuidados de Suporte em Oncologia.FundingLiga Portuguesa Contra o Cancro.DisclosureAll authors have declared no conflicts of interest.
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe outcome of selected apocrine triple negative breast cancer patients is excellent and possibly deserves a treatment de-escalation. Multicenter projects focusing on the possibility to avoid adjuvant chemotherapy in selected subtypes of triple negative breast cancers with favorable outcome are warranted.Legal entity responsible for the studyThe authors.FundingHas not received any funding.DisclosureG. Cancello: Honoraria (self): Pierre Fabre. E. Montagna: Honoraria (self): Pierre fabre; Honoraria (self): gentili. E. Munzone: Honoraria (institution), Advisory / Consultancy: Pierre Fabre; Honoraria (institution), ...
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundAim: To clarify the clinicopathological characters and treatments and prognosis in elderly breast cancer patients using the Japanese Breast Cancer Registry (JBCR) system.MethodsWe reviewed data from JBCR, which is the nation-wide registry of newly diagnosed and operated primary breast cancer patients in Japan. To clarify its characteristics, we compared elderly patients aged 75 and over (elderly) with aged from 65 to 74 (young-old; y-o) and that from 55 to 64 (post-menopausal; p-m), respectively.ResultsIn total 132,240 cases diagnosed between 2004 and 2011 were reviewed (elderly; n  = 27,385...
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
AbstractBackgroundThe density of tumor-infiltrating lymphocytes (TIL) is a predictive factor for response to neoadjuvant systemic therapy (NAST) in breast cancer. High TIL density correlates with higher complete pathologic remission (pCR) in triple negative and HER2 positive breast cancer. Additionally, not only TIL density but also subsets of immune cells in tumor stroma seem to play an important role in cancer and immune cell interaction and response to chemotherapy. Our aim is to determine TIL density and expression of CD 20, CD3, CD8, PD-L1, FOXP3 and PGM1 on core biopsy specimen and find a correlation with pCR.Trial d...
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe results of our study could be useful for enhance the role of MTD and identify unmet needs in decision making process in EBC.Legal entity responsible for the studyThe authors.FundingHas not received any funding.DisclosureAll authors have declared no conflicts of interest.
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
ConclusionsDevelopment of PD-1 B-cell vaccine was successful, showing no evidence of toxicity or autoimmunity in mice, rabbits and beagle dogs. The combination vaccines could provide improved outcomes in early stage disease sparing patients the toxicity of chemotherapy. A phase 1 clinical trial with the PD-1 vaccine is under planning.Legal entity responsible for the studyThe authors.FundingNIH; Imugene.DisclosureAll authors have declared no conflicts of interest.
Source: Annals of Oncology - Category: Cancer & Oncology Source Type: research
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