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News and reporting on breast cancer.

Five Prime Therapeutics provided an update on the development of bemarituzumab and FPA150, and Gritstone Oncology discussed plans for its personalized immunotherapies.

Puma provided an update on its plan for Nerlynx and Natera discussed the cancer trials its Signatera test is being used in.

Such prognostic information could aid clinicians in making decisions about radiotherapy for postmenopausal women with breast cancer.

The company plans to make its PRS offering, currently used only in those who test negative for gene mutations, an option for all customers of European ancestry.

The results arose from a PhaseIb/II trial investigating new drug candidate leronlimab for the treatment of metastatic triple-negative breast cancer.

Enhertu received accelerated approval based on data from a Phase II trial that reported a 60 percent overall response rate.

Foundation Medicine's ctDNA assay was able to subclassify patients into higher and lower recurrence risk groups with CTCs providing an additional boost.

In two trials in the neoadjuvant setting reported at SABCS, one showed improved rates of pathologic complete response with added immunotherapy, and the other showed no difference.

Amid rapid adoption of multi-gene panels, ACMG experts are seeing some doctors and patients taking actions they shouldn't.

Absent sufficient evidence to support genetic testing for all patients, the group recommended following existing guidelines, which are based on clinical factors.

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