No Home Runs, But Some Solid Base Hits at SABCS

“University of Michigan oncologist Daniel F. Hayes, MD, told MedPage Today that, even though the San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium he attended here wouldn’t change his treatment practices when he returns to Ann Arbor, what had been presented was still significant.

“A number of studies reaffirmed that certain treatments were appropriate and reinforced their continued use, said Hayes, as did several other prominent oncologists interviewed by MedPage Today.

“Hayes, clinical director of breast oncology in the University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, and president-elect of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, said that much of the progress reported at the symposium was incremental.”