Gene Expression Profiling to Predict the Risk of Locoregional Recurrence in Breast Cancer: A Pooled Analysis

November 24, 2014

PUBLICATION: Breast Cancer Res Treat (2014) 148: 599. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10549-014-3188-z. AUTHORS: C.A. Drukker, S.G. Elias, M.V. Nijenhuis, J. Wesseling, H. Bartelink, P. Elkhuizen, B. Fowble, P.W. Whitworth, R.R. Patel, F.A. de Snoo, L.J. van ’t Veer, P.D. Beitsch, E.J. Th. Rutgers SUMMARY: After a median follow-up of 8.96 years with 87 LRRs, patients with a high-risk 70-gene signature (n…

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Genomic Profile of Breast Cancer: Cost-Effectiveness Analysis from the Spanish National Healthcare System Perspective

September 12, 2014

PUBLICATION: Expert Rev Pharmacoecon Outcomes Res. 2014 Dec;14(6):889-99. doi: 10.1586/14737167.2014.957185. Epub 2014 Sep 12. AUTHORS: Seguí M.Á., Crespo C., Cortés J., Lluch A., Brosa M., Becerra V., Chiavenna S.M., Gracia A. SUMMARY: A 70-gene signature showed a life expectancy of 23.55 years at lifetime. Life expectancy was lower for 21-gene assay and online algorithm, with associated quality-adjusted life…

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Molecular Subtyping Predicts Pathologic Tumor Response in Early-Stage Breast Cancer Treated with Neoadjuvant Docetaxel Plus Capecitabine with or without Trastuzumab Chemotherapy

September 4, 2014

PUBLICATION: Med Oncol. (2014) 31: 163. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12032-014-0163-9. AUTHORS: Soley Bayraktar, Melanie Royce, Lisette Stork-Sloots, Femke de Snoo, Stefan Glück SUMMARY: The overall pCR plus npCR rate was 25 % (30/122). Stratified by BluePrint/MammaPrint, patients of HER2 type had the best response (59 %), while luminal A (7 %) and B (9 %) subtypes had the poorest. The pCR…

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The Multigene Signature MammaPrint Impacts on Multidisciplinary Team Decisions in ER+, HER2− Early Breast Cancer

August 26, 2014

PUBLICATION: British Journal of Cancer, volume 111, pages 837–842 (26 August 2014). AUTHORS: R. Exner, Z. Bago-Horvath, R. Bartsch, M. Mittlboeck, V.P. Retèl, F. Fitzal, M. Rudas, C. Singer, G. Pfeiler, M. Gnant, R. Jakesz, P. Dubsky SUMMARY: According to MammaPrint (MP), 76% were low risk. In over a third of patients, discordance between clinical and molecular risk…

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Chemosensitivity Predicted by BluePrint 80-Gene Functional Subtype and MammaPrint in the Prospective Neoadjuvant Breast Registry Symphony Trial (NBRST)

August 7, 2014

PUBLICATION: Annals of Surgical Oncology; October 2014, Volume 21, Issue 10; pp 3261–3267. AUTHORS: Pat Whitworth, MD; Lisette Stork-Sloots, MSc; Femke A. de Snoo, MD, PhD; Paul Richards, MD; Michael Rotkis, MD; Jennifer Beatty, DO; Angela Mislowsky, MD; James V. Pellicane, MD; Bichlien Nguyen, MD; Laura Lee, MD; Charles Nash, MD; Mark Gittleman, MD; Stephanie Akbari, MD;…

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European Inter-Institutional Impact Study of MammaPrint

August 1, 2014

PUBLICATION: The Breast August 2014, Volume 23, Issue 4, Pages 423–428 AUTHORS: P.G. Cusumano, D. Generali, E. Ciruelos, L. Manso, I. Ghanem, E. Lifrange, G. Jerusalem, J. Klaase, F. de Snoo, L. Stork-Sloots, L. Dekker-Vroling, M. Lutke Holzik SUMMARY: Using MammaPrint, chemotherapy treatment advice for ER+/HER2- breast cancer patients was changed in 37% of patients by the Dutch,…

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Optimized Outcome Prediction in Breast Cancer by Combining the 70-Gene Signature with Clinical Risk Prediction Algorithms

June 1, 2014

PUBLICATION: Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Jun;145(3):697-705. doi: 10.1007/s10549-014-2954-2. Epub 2014 Apr 24. AUTHORS: C.A. Drukker, M.V. Nijenhuis, J.M. Bueno-de-Mesquita, V.P. Retèl, W.H. van Harten, H. van Tinteren, J. Wesseling, M.K. Schmidt, L.J. van’t Veer, G.S. Sonke, E.J. T. Rutgers, M.J. van de Vijver, S.C. Linn SUMMARY: In this cohort, the PREDICT plus tool in combination with the…

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Risk Estimations and Treatment Decisions in Early Stage Breast Cancer: Agreement Among Oncologists and the Impact of the 70-Gene Signature

April 1, 2014

PUBLICATION: Eur J Cancer. 2014 Apr;50(6):1045-54. doi: 10.1016/j.ejca.2014.01.016. Epub 2014 Feb 13. AUTHORS: Drukker C.A., van den Hout H.C., Sonke G.S., Brain E., Bonnefoi H., Cardoso F., Goldhirsch A., Harbeck N., Honkoop A.H., Koornstra R.H., van Laarhoven H.W., Portielje J.E., Schneeweiss A., Smorenburg C.H., Stouthard J., Linn S.C., Schmidt M.K. SUMMARY: Adding the 70-gene signature result significantly increased…

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MammaPrint Molecular Diagnostics on Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissue

March 1, 2014

PUBLICATION: J Mol Diagn. 2014 Mar;16(2):190-7. doi: 10.1016/j.jmoldx.2013.10.008. Epub 2013 Dec 28. AUTHORS: Anna Sapino, Paul Roepman, Sabine C. Linn, Mireille H.J. Snel, Leonie J.M.J. Delahaye, Jeroen van den Akker, Annuska M. Glas, Iris M. Simon, Neil Barth, Femke A. de Snoo, Laura J. van ’t Veer, Luca Molinaro, Els M.J.J. Berns, Jelle Wesseling, Lee B. Riley,…

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Mammographic Screening Detects Low-Risk Tumor Biology Breast Cancers

February 2, 2014

PUBLICATION: Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Feb;144(1):103-11. doi: 10.1007/s10549-013-2830-5. Epub 2014 Jan 28.7 AUTHORS: Drukker C.A., Schmidt M.K., Rutgers E.J., Cardoso F., Kerlikowske K., Esserman L.J., van Leeuwen F.E., Pijnappel R.M., Slaets L., Bogaerts J., Van’t Veer L.J. SUMMARY: Among the screen-detected cancers, 32 % had a 70-gene signature high-risk and 68 % a low-risk tumor, of which…

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Long-Term Impact of the 70-Gene Signature on Breast Cancer Outcome

February 1, 2014

PUBLICATION: Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2014 Feb;143(3):587-92. doi: 10.1007/s10549-013-2831-4. Epub 2014 Jan 21. AUTHORS: Drukker C.A., van Tinteren H., Schmidt M.K., Rutgers E.J., Bernards R., van de Vijver M.J., Van’t Veer L.J. SUMMARY: MammaPrint showed a significant absolute difference in DMFS and OS at 25 years between the patients with a low-risk 70-gene signature (60.4 and 57.3 %…

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