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Kathleen I. Pritchard, MD, FRCP

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Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy for Breast Cancer: Longer Therapy and the Need for Personalized Treatment-Should We Treat Beyond the Data?

December 15, 2013

In the future, we also need to improve our ability to personalize the duration of endocrine therapy, with a goal of optimizing patient selection for extended therapy. Hopefully, clinical-pathologic indices and predictive biomarkers similar to the Oncotype DX 12-gene recurrence score or the PAM50 risk of recurrence score for adjuvant chemotherapy will soon emerge to guide adjuvant endocrine therapy.