Tamoxifen therapy benefit for patients with 70-gene signature high and low risk

Publication Name: Breast Cancer Research and Treatment

Author(s): Laura J. van ‘t Veer; Christina Yau; Nancy Y. Yu; Christopher C. Benz; Bo Nordenskjöld; Tommy Fornander; Olle Stål; Laura J. Esserman; Linda Sofie Lindström;

Background Breast cancer molecular prognostic tools that predict recurrence risk have mainly been established on endocrine-treated patients and thus are not optimal for the evaluation of benefit from endocrine therapy. The Stockholm tamoxifen (STO-3) trial which randomized postmenopausal node-negative patients … Continued

Use of Molecular Tools to Identify Patients With Indolent Breast Cancers With Ultralow Risk Over 2 Decades

Publication Name: JAMA Oncology

Author(s): Laura J. Esserman, MD, MBA; Christina Yau, PhD; Carlie K. Thompson, MD; Laura J. van 't Veer, PhD; Alexander D. Borowsky, MD; Katherine A. Hoadley, PhD; Nicholas P. Tobin, PhD; Bo Nordenskjöld, MD, PhD; Tommy Fornander, MD, PhD; Olle Stål, PhD; Christopher C. Benz, MD; Linda S. Lindström, PhD

Importance The frequency of cancers with indolent behavior has increased with screening. Better tools to identify indolent tumors are needed to avoid overtreatment. Objective To determine if a multigene classifier is associated with indolent behavior of invasive breast cancers in … Continued