May 1, 2016

Impact of Tumor Size on Probability of Pathologic Complete Response After Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy

PUBLICATION: 
Ann Surg Oncol (2016) 23: 1522. https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-015-5030-1.

AUTHORS: 
Paul Baron, Peter Beitsch, Danielle Boselli, James Symanowski, James V. Pellicane, Jennifer Beatty, Paul Richards, Angela Mislowsky, Charles Nash, Laura A. Lee, Mary Murray, Femke A. de Snoo, Lisette Stork-Sloots, Mark Gittleman, Stephanie Akbari, Pat Whitworth

SUMMARY: 
We found that although size was correlated inversely with the frequency of pCR in BluePrint HER2 and Basal subtypes, this was not demonstrated in the multivariate logistic regression analyses, where BluePrint molecular subtype was the strongest of the characteristics associated with pCR (grade, HER2, PR, and lymph node status).

Read more: Impact of Tumor Size on Probability…_Baron et al._Annals of Surgical Oncology_2016