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Date:9/6/2013

SAN FRANSISCO, CA Five additional studies of note are among those that will be presented at the 2013 Breast Cancer Symposium, taking place September 7-9, 2013 at the San Francisco Marriott Marquis in San Francisco, California. Two studies examine cognitive function in women who undergo treatment for early-stage breast cancer; a third evaluates impact of tumor genotyping on clinical trial enrollment; and the final two evaluate the outcomes of different treatment approaches.

Saturday, September 7 Presentations

Abstract #48:
Receptor status change from primary to residual breast cancer after neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NCT) and analysis of survival outcome.

General Poster Session A
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 11:30 AM 1:00 PM PST
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 4:30 PM 6:00 PM PST
Golden Gate Hall

Napa Parinyanitikul, MD
The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX

Abstract # 55:
Ten-year outcomes of accelerated partial breast irradiation compared with whole breast irradiation: A matched-pair analysis.

Poster Discussion A
Saturday, September 7, 2013, 4:00 PM 4:20 PM PST
Yerba Buena Ballroom, Salon 8

Jessica Wobb, MD
Oakland University William Beaumont School of
Medicine, Beaumont Cancer Institute
Royal Oak, MI

Sunday, September 8 Presentations

Abstract # 105:
Prospective study of cognitive function (cog fcn) in women with early-stage breast cancer (BC): Relationship between perceived and measurable cognitive deficits.

Poster Discussion B
Sunday, September 8, 2013, 3:00 PM 3:20 PM PST
Yerba Buena Ballroom, Salon 8

Lara Heflin, PhD
New Mexico Highlands University
Las Vegas, NM

Abstract # 104:
Prospective study of cognitive function (cog fcn) in women with early-stage breast cancer (ESBC): Predictors of cognitive decline.

Poster Discussion B
Sunday, September 8, 2013, 3:00 PM 3:20 PM PST
Yerba Buena Ballroom, Salon 8

Hope S. Rugo, MD
UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center
San Francisco, CA

Abstract # 145:
Impact of routine tumor genotyping on enrollment in targeted therapy trials for metastatic breast cancer (MBC): 4-year review.

Poster Discussion B
Sunday, September 8, 2013, 4:00 PM 4:20 PM PST
Yerba Buena Ballroom, Salon 8

Aditya Bardia, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital,
Harvard Medical School
Boston, MA


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Contact: Kate Blackburn
Kate.Blackburn@asco.org
571-483-1379
American Society of Clinical Oncology
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