Adjuvant Ibandronate Does Not Improve Survival in HR-Positive Early Breast Cancer

Phoebe Starr

Breast Cancer

San Antonio, TX—The addition of the oral bisphosphonate ibandronate (Boniva) to endocrine therapy after surgery for hormone receptor (HR)-positive, early-stage breast cancer in early postmenopausal women did not significantly improve overall survival or disease-free survival (DFS), according to results of a study presented at the 2016 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium. [ Read More ]

Additional Interventions Do Not Boost Outcomes Over Single Transplant in Patients with Multiple Myeloma

Phoebe Starr

Multiple Myeloma

Additional interventions after upfront autologous hematopoietic stem-cell transplantation (HSCT) in patients with multiple myeloma failed to provide further improvement in progression-free survival (PFS) or overall survival (OS) compared with single autologous HSCT, according to results from the multicenter STaMINA clinical trial presented at the 2016 American Society of Hematology meeting. [ Read More ]