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Real-World Treatment Patterns for Hormone Receptor-Positive, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer in Europe and the United States

Real-World Treatment Patterns for Hormone Receptor-Positive, Human Epidermal Growth Factor... Oncol Ther (2016) 4:189–197 DOI 10.1007/s40487-016-0033-z BRIEF REPORT Real-World Treatment Patterns for Hormone Receptor- Positive, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer in Europe and the United States Rita Caldeira Mark Scazafave Received: September 5, 2016 / Published online: October 27, 2016 The Author(s) 2016. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com Results: Sample sizes ranged from 1272 to 1640 ABSTRACT patients in Europe and from 2225 to 2760 Introduction: Clinical guidelines generally patients in the United States. Across all lines recommend endocrine therapy over of therapy, 37–43% (Europe) and 45–50% chemotherapy for hormone receptor-positive (United States) of patients received advanced breast cancer (unless life-threatening chemotherapy. More patients received metastases are present). This study aimed to endocrine therapy than chemotherapy as assess the real-world treatment patterns of first-line treatment for advanced breast cancer patients with hormone receptor-positive (Europe: 51–54% vs. 33–35%; United States: advanced breast cancer in Europe and the 53–60% vs. 34–42%). In contrast, endocrine United States. therapy-only regimens were given less Methods: Treatment patterns in Europe commonly than chemotherapy-only regimens (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK) in the third-line setting in both Europe and the and the United States from January 2012 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Oncology and Therapy Springer Journals

Real-World Treatment Patterns for Hormone Receptor-Positive, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer in Europe and the United States

Oncology and Therapy , Volume 4 (2) – Oct 27, 2016

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Springer Journals
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Medicine & Public Health; Internal Medicine
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2366-1070
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10.1007/s40487-016-0033-z
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Oncol Ther (2016) 4:189–197 DOI 10.1007/s40487-016-0033-z BRIEF REPORT Real-World Treatment Patterns for Hormone Receptor- Positive, Human Epidermal Growth Factor Receptor 2-Negative Advanced Breast Cancer in Europe and the United States Rita Caldeira Mark Scazafave Received: September 5, 2016 / Published online: October 27, 2016 The Author(s) 2016. This article is published with open access at Springerlink.com Results: Sample sizes ranged from 1272 to 1640 ABSTRACT patients in Europe and from 2225 to 2760 Introduction: Clinical guidelines generally patients in the United States. Across all lines recommend endocrine therapy over of therapy, 37–43% (Europe) and 45–50% chemotherapy for hormone receptor-positive (United States) of patients received advanced breast cancer (unless life-threatening chemotherapy. More patients received metastases are present). This study aimed to endocrine therapy than chemotherapy as assess the real-world treatment patterns of first-line treatment for advanced breast cancer patients with hormone receptor-positive (Europe: 51–54% vs. 33–35%; United States: advanced breast cancer in Europe and the 53–60% vs. 34–42%). In contrast, endocrine United States. therapy-only regimens were given less Methods: Treatment patterns in Europe commonly than chemotherapy-only regimens (France, Germany, Italy, Spain, and the UK) in the third-line setting in both Europe and the and the United States from January 2012

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Oncology and TherapySpringer Journals

Published: Oct 27, 2016

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