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Melinda L. Telli, William J. Gradishar, and John H. Ward

personalize systemic adjuvant therapy choices,” Dr. Ward said. “The available assays have strong prognostic capability, and more data on this are coming.” Among the available assays are the 21-gene panel (Oncotype Dx), the 70-gene panel (MammaPrint), the 50

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Presenter: Smitha S. Krishnamurthi

just predicting a recurrence. It’s actually detecting residual disease. It appears to be the most useful prognostic assay, but there are unanswered questions, and we still don’t know if it can guide adjuvant therapy,” she said. Although ctDNA assays can

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Jennifer A. Ligibel

the completion of adjuvant therapy. Thus, physical activity has been shown to have several benefits for patients with breast cancer both during and after adjuvant therapy. No clear consensus exists on the “best” type of physical activity, but

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Benjamin E. Greer, Wui-Jin Koh, Nadeem Abu-Rustum, Michael A. Bookman, Robert E. Bristow, Susana M. Campos, Kathleen R. Cho, Larry Copeland, Marta Ann Crispens, Patricia J. Eifel, Warner K. Huh, Wainwright Jaggernauth, Daniel S. Kapp, John J. Kavanagh, John R. Lurain III, Mark Morgan, Robert J. Morgan Jr, C. Bethan Powell, Steven W. Remmenga, R. Kevin Reynolds, Angeles Alvarez Secord, William Small Jr, and Nelson Teng

in endometrial carcinoma: overview of randomised trials . Clin Oncol (R Coll Radiol) 2008 ; 20 : 463 – 469 . 56 Fleming G . Adjuvant therapy for high-risk adenocarcinoma of the uterus . ASCO Educational Book 2008 : 230 – 233

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Marsha Reyngold, Joyce Niland, Anna ter Veer, Dana Milne, Tanios Bekaii-Saab, Steven J. Cohen, Lily Lai, Deborah Schrag, John M. Skibber, William Small Jr, Martin Weiser, Neal Wilkinson, and Karyn A. Goodman

adjuvant therapy data (n=3). A total of 29 patients received postoperative RT and were excluded from the analysis of factors associated with omission of preoperative RT. The minimum follow-up time was 120 days for all patients. Variables Analyzed

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Robert W. Carlson and on behalf of the NCCN Breast Cancer Panel

-free and overall survival. 7 The effectiveness of aromatase inhibitors in the treatment of metastatic breast cancer led to a number of trials incorporating them into the adjuvant therapy of postmenopausal women with early-stage hormone receptor

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Sara H. Javid, L. Christine Fang, Larissa Korde, and Benjamin O. Anderson

34%, 1 , 3 a favorable outcome that has been attributed to the combination of increased screening mammography and improved adjuvant therapy. 4 However, despite the steady increase in DCIS detection and treatment in the 1990s, the subsequent

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Daniel G. Coit and Anthony J. Olszanski

considered at high risk for recurrence after adjuvant therapy, interferon-alfa appears to confer a small benefit. The value of high-dose interferon was first established in 1996 by Kirkwood et al. 5 for patients with T4 lesions or evidence of regional

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Margaret A. Tempero, J. Pablo Arnoletti, Stephen Behrman, Edgar Ben-Josef, Al B. Benson III, Jordan D. Berlin, John L. Cameron, Ephraim S. Casper, Steven J. Cohen, Michelle Duff, Joshua D.I. Ellenhorn, William G. Hawkins, John P. Hoffman, Boris W. Kuvshinoff II, Mokenge P. Malafa, Peter Muscarella II, Eric K. Nakakura, Aaron R. Sasson, Sarah P. Thayer, Douglas S. Tyler, Robert S. Warren, Samuel Whiting, Christopher Willett, and Robert A. Wolff

pancreatic cancer, then surgical consultation is recommended. Restaging with high-quality abdominal and chest imaging is also recommended after surgery for resectable disease and before initiation of adjuvant therapy (see page 980). It should also be

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Damon Reed, Ragini Kudchadkar, Jonathan S. Zager, Vernon K. Sondak, and Jane L. Messina

observation and serial ultrasonography in selected cases. 59 Role for Adjuvant Therapies in Pediatric Patients With Node-Positive AMP In the United States, high-dose interferon alfa-2b (HDI) and pegylated interferon alfa-2b are the only approved