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Although the COVID-19 pandemic has prevented on-site attendance at this year’s ASCO meeting (May 29th – May 31st), the global oncology community presented a large range of relevant and potentially practice-changing findings. Highlights of this report include the progress made with regard to various aberrations like ALK, MET, HER2 and RET alterations, as well as EGFR exon 20 insertions and

This month was handed to AMO Clinic (located in Salvador, Brazil) the CURA Recognition Award. AMO is the first institution to receive it, as they have supported CURA since 2015. Learn about CURA Project and get in contact to know how you can effectively be part of CURA Partners. Picture: Dr. Alex Pimenta (Medical Director) and Dr. Carlos Sampaio (president of the

Have you already subscribed to the Best of SABCS Brazil edition? The Best of SABCS® official highlights programs that allow professionals the opportunity to experience and discuss the most current researches and advances in the field of breast cancer, with colleagues and key opinion leaders. The Brazilian edition is going to be held by LACOG and GBECAM, on March 27th

Dr. Tomas Reinert presents a poster at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2019, US, showing that ESR1 mutations are not a mechanism of primary resistance to aromatase inhibitors in ER-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant endocrine therapy. The study was part of his Ph.D. thesis at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul in collaboration with several other institutions

Dr. Alessandra Borba present new results of AMAZONA III study at San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium 2019, US. The poster entitled “Prevalence of patients with genetic testing indication for Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Syndrome (HBOC) in the Brazilian cohort study" showed that 37% of patients diagnosed with breast cancer have a criteria for HBOC syndrome criteria and only 6.9% of

LACOG BREAST group meeting during SABCS 2019 discussed ongoing and new breast cancer studies. The group is starting the biggest breast cancer registry in Latin America - LATINA study. Also LACOG is participating in international intergroup trials, Mexico and Brazil are top recruiters in the international ALEXANDRA trial (IMpassion030) and Mexico is one of the countries that are participating in

The San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium®, now in its 42nd year, is the premier conference for basic, translational, and clinical cancer research professionals. It is well-known for presenting the latest breast cancer data from all over the world. More than 7,500 health care professionals from more than 90 countries are expected to attend. This year it will be held on

This report focuses on new advancements with checkpoint inhibition in non-small-cell lung cancer, the issue of optimal therapy across several lines for EGFR-mutant lung cancer as well as trial updates on frontline combinations of EGFR- and angiogenesis-targeted agents. Additionally, we discuss the synergy between anti-angiogenic drugs and immunotherapy as well as innovations in the setting of rare mutations. Further, you