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Posts tagged ‘D–0502’

In the last post from SABCS, we looked at what’s new on the translational front with the MYC oncogene in terms of breast cancer.

This time around we turn our attention to other targets and subsets of interest, which don’t involve immunotherapy – more on the latter in a separate article.

Today’s featured image is inspired by my dear friend Jody Schoger and Lisa Adams, who inspired us to find a little beauty in the world each day, no matter how hard it might seem.  2015 was very bad year for losing wonderful BioTwitter chums in the breast cancer community – they may be gone, but never forgotten 🙁

In particular, we highlight new developments in four key areas of interest, with some intriguing observations to discuss…

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It’s time for another landscape review of a particular class of drugs in early development.

Here we take an in-depth look at the emerging SERD landscape in ER+ metastatic breast cancer. There’s a lot going on the ER+HER2- niche these days after a bit of a lull once we saw the CDK4/6 inhibitors approved so it’s a good opportunity for some extended colour commentary on what could become a hot area in oncology over the next couple of years.

Overcoming or delaying the onset of therapeutic resistance is going to be important, but how do we go about achieving this?

Historically we have seen some success in inhibiting the activity of the estrogen receptor (ER) as a driver of oncogenic activity, but what if we could degrade the aberrant protein instead? Would this approach yield some further benefits for people with advanced breast cancer?

There are quite a few companies, big and small, involved in this space so there’s still much to play for, especially in terms of figuring out what the ideal drug should look like and which combinations might be most useful. We also highlight key upcoming conference presentations to watch out for – hint: there’s quite a lot of them!

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