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7:00 am - 5:15 pm Registration - Main Lobby  
 7:30 am - 9:00 am Poster Discussion 3 - Imaging - Stars at Night Ballroom 1&2 - 3rd Level  
  N. Carol Dornbluth, MD, Co-Discussant
UT Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
Constance D. Lehman, MD, PhD, Co-Discussant
Massachusetts General Hospital
Boston, MA
 7:30 am - 9:00 am Poster Discussion 4 - Breast Cancer Survivorship - Stars at Night Ballroom 3&4 - 3rd Level  
                           Dawn L. Hershman, MD, Co-Discussant
Columbia University Medical Center
New York, NY
Electra Paskett, PhD, Co-Discussant
Ohio State University Medical Center
Columbus, OH
7:30 am - 9:00 am

POSTER SESSION 2 & continental breakfast - Hall 1




Axillary Staging and Sentinel Nodes



Tumor Cell and Molecular Biology


Genetics - Germline Changes
Genetics - Somatic Changes
Immunology and Preclinical Immunotherapy


  Prognostic and Predictive Factors  

Prognostic Factors - Clinical Testing and Validation


  Epidemiology, Risk, and Prevention  

Risk Factors and Modeling
Epidemiology, Risk and Prevention - Other


  Advanced Endocrine Therapy
Adjuvant Endocrine Therapy
Neoadjuvant Endocrine Therapy
Toxicities - Management
Treatment - Other
   Rescheduled Abstracts P2-13 
  Patient Resources
Tissue and Data Banks
Clinical Trials Design and Management
9:00 am - 9:30 am PLENARY LECTURE 2 – Hall 3  

Cell Free Plasma Tumor DNA in Breast Oncology
Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD
The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins
Baltimore, MD

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Ismail Jatoi, MD, PhD
UT Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX

9:30 am

S3-01. IMENEO: International MEta-analysis of circulating tumor cell detection in early breast cancer patients treated by NEOadjuvant chemotherapy

  Bidard F-C, Michiels S, Mueller V, Riethdorf S, Esserman LJ, Lucci A, Naume B, Horiguchi J, Gisbert-Criado R, Sleijfer S, Toi M, Garcia-Saenz JA, Hartkopf A, Generali D, Rothe F, Smerage J, Muinelo L, Stebbing J, Viens P, Magbanua M, Hall CS, Engebråtenm O, Takata D, Vidal-Martínez J, Onstenk W, Fujisawa N, Diaz-Rubio E, Taran F-A, Cappelletti MR, Ignatiadis M, Proudhon C, Wolf D, Bowman Bauldry J, Borgen E, Nagaoka R, Carañana V, Kraan J, Maestro M, Brucker SY, Weber K, Reyal F, Amara D, Karhade MG, Ruud R, Tokiniwa H, Llombart-Cussac A, D'Hollander K, Cottu P, Park JW, Loibl S, Pierga J-Y, Pantel K. Institut Curie, Paris, France; Gustave Roussy, Villejuif, France; Universitätsklinikum Hamburg-Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany; University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, CA; MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX; Oslo University Hospital, Oslo, Norway; Gunma University Hospital, Gunma, Japan; Hospital Arnau de Vilanova, Valencia, Spain; Erasmus MC Cancer Institute, Rotterdam, Netherlands; Kyoto University Hospital, Kyoto, Japan; Hospital Clinico San Carlos, Madrid, Spain; University of Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany; University of Trieste, Cremona, Italy; Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium; University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Ann Arbor, MI; Complejo Hospitalario Universitario, Santagio de Compostella, Spain; Imperial College, London, United Kingdom; Institut Paoli Calmette, Marseilles, France; German Breast Group, Neu-Isenburg, Germany; IDDI, Louvain La Neuve, Belgium.  
9:45 am

S3-02. Plasma microRNA levels for predicting therapeutic response to neoadjuvant treatment in HER2-positive breast cancer: Results from Neo-ALTTO

  Di Cosimo S, Appierto V, Tiberio P, Verderio P, Pizzamiglio S, Bottelli S, Iorio M, Baselga J, Piccart M, Huober J, Brase J, de la Pena L, Fumagalli D, de Azambuja E, de Braud F, Grazia Daidone M. Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milano, Italy; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium; Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium; SOLTI breast cancer research group, Barcelona, Spain; Breast European Adjuvant Study Team, Brussels, Belgium; Universita¨ts-Frauenklinik, Ulm, Denmark; Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Basel, Switzerland.  
10:00 am

S3-03. PAM50 intrinsic subtype as a predictor of pathological complete response following neoadjuvant dual HER2 blockade without chemotherapy in HER2-positive breast cancer: First results of the PAMELA clinical trial

  Prat Aparicio A, Cortes Castan J, Pare L, Galvan P, Bermejo B, Martínez N, Vidal M, Pernas S, López R, Muñoz M, Nuciforo P, Fasani R, Morales S, Oliveira M, de La Peña L, Peláez A, Llombart A. Hospital Clinic de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain; Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain; Instituto de Investigaciones Biomédicas August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain; Vall d'Hebron Instituto de Oncología (VHIO), Barcelona, Spain; Hospital Clínico de Valencia, Valencia, Spain; Instituto Catalán de Oncología, Hospitalet, Barcelona, Spain; Complejo Universitario de Santiago de Compostela (CHUS), Santiago de Compostela, Galicia, Spain; Hospital Universitari Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida, Lleida, Spain; Hospital Universitari Vall d' Hebron, Barcelona, Spain; SOLTI, Breast Cancer Research Group, Barcelona, Spain; Hospital Arnau de Vilanova de Valencia, Valencia, Spain.  
10:15 am

S3-04. Primary analysis of PERTAIN: A randomized, two-arm, open-label, multicenter phase II trial assessing the efficacy and safety of pertuzumab given in combination with trastuzumab plus an aromatase inhibitor in first-line patients with HER2-positive and hormone receptor-positive metastatic or locally advanced breast cancer

  Arpino G, Ferrero J-M, de la Haba-Rodriguez J, Easton V, Schuhmacher C, Restuccia E, Rimawi M. Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Département d'Oncologie Médicale, Centre Antoine Lacassagne, Nice, France; Oncology Department, Maimonides Institute of Biomedical Research, Reina Sofía Hospital, University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Spain; F. Hoffmann-La Roche Ltd, Basel, Switzerland; Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Naples, Italy.  
10:30 am

S3-05.  Integrated analysis of multidimensional genomic data on CALGB 40601 (Alliance), a randomized neoadjuvant phase III trial of weekly paclitaxel (T) and trastuzumab (H) with or without lapatinib (L) for HER2-positive breast cancer

  Tanioka M, Fan C, Carey LA, Hyslop T, Pitcher BN, Parker JA, Hoadley KA, Henry NL, Tolaney S, Dang C, Krop IE, Harris L, Berry DA, Mardis E, Perou CM, Winer EP, Hudis CA. University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Alliance Statistics and Data Center, Duke University, Durham, NC; University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY; National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD; Alliance Statistics and Data Center, MD Anderson, Houston, TX; Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
Maki Tanioka, MD, PhD is a recipient of an AACR Scholar-in-Training Award.
10:45 am

S3-06.  A phase III trial evaluating pCR in patients with HR+, HER2-positive breast cancer treated with neoadjuvant docetaxel, carboplatin, trastuzumab, and pertuzumab (TCHP) +/- estrogen deprivation: NRG oncology/NSABP B-52

  Rimawi MF, Cecchini RS, Rastogi P, Geyer CE, Fehrenbacher L, Stella PJ, Dayao Z, Rabinovitch R, Dyar SH,  Flynn PJ, Baez-Diaz L, Paik S, Swain SM, Mamounas EP, Osborne CK, Wolmark N. NRG Oncology/NSABP (NSABP Legacy trials are now part of the NRG Oncology portfolio); Baylor College of Medicine/Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Houston; University of Pittsburgh; The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute; Massey Cancer Center, Virginia Commonwealth University; Kaiser Permanente Oncology Clinical Trials Northern California, Vallejo; Michigan Cancer Research Consortium NCORP; New Mexico Minority Underserved NCORP/ University of New Mexico Cancer Center; University of Colorado Cancer Center LAPS; Southeast Clinical Oncology Research (SCOR) Cancer Control Consortium NCORP; Metro Minnesota Community Oncology Research Consortium; Puerto Rico Minority Underserved NCORP, San Juan; Severance Biomedical Science Institute and Department of Medical Oncology, Yonsei University College of Medicine; Washington Cancer Institute, Medstar Washington Hospital Center; UF Cancer Center at Orlando Health; Baylor College of Medicine/UT Health Science Center, San Antonio; Allegheny Health Network Cancer Institute.  
11:00 am

S3-07.  Impact of radiotherapy on complications and patient-reported satisfaction with breast reconstruction: Findings from the prospective multicenter MROC study

  Jagsi R, Momoh AO, Qi J, Hamill JB, Billig J, Kim HM, Pusic AL, Wilkins EG. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI; Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.  
11:15 am

S3-08.  Radioactive seed localization versus wire guided localization of nonpalpable invasive and in situ breast cancer: A Danish multicenter randomized controlled trial

       Langhans L, Tvedskov TF, Klausen TL, Jensen M-B, Talman M-L, Vejborg I, Benian C, Rosilind A, Hermansen J, Oturai PS, Bentzon N, Kroman N. Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; Danish Breast Cancer Cooperative Group, Rigshospitalet, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark; Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, Herlev, Denmark; Herlev Hospital, University of Copenhagen, Herlev, Denmark
Linnea Langhans, MD is a recipient of an SABCS Clinical Scholars Award.

11:30 am - 12:00 pm

AACR  Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research - Hall 3

  Targeting Breast Cancer Stem Cells: Challenges and Opportunities
Max S. Wicha, MD
University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center
Ann Arbor, MI

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm  BREAK AND EXHIBITS  
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

CASE DISCUSSION 1 – Stars at Night Ballroom 1&2 - 3rd Level

  Moderator: Mothaffar Rimawi, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Deborah Collyar
Patient Advocates in Research
San Francisco, CA

Andres Forero, MD
University of Alabama-Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Reshma Jagsi, MD, PhD
University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, MI

Stephen RD Johnston, MD, FRCP, PhD
Royal Marsden Hospital

Tari A. King, MD, FACS
Dana Farber/Brigham and Womens Cancer Center
Boston, MA

Kalliopi P. Siziopikou, MD, PhD
Northwestern University
Chicago, IL

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm BASIC SCIENCE FORUM 2 - Stars at Night Ballroom 3&4 - 3rd Level  

Tumor Exosome and Metastases
Moderator: Yi Li, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

A role of extracellular miRNA in breast cancer metastasis
Shizhen Emily Wong, PhD
University of California, San Diego
La Jolla, CA

PTEN loss by exosomal microRNA primes brain metastasis outgrowth
Dihua Yu, MD, PhD
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX


2:15 pm - 3:15 pm MINI-SYMPOSIUM 1 - Hall 3  

Harnessing the Immune System in Breast Cancer Therapies
Moderator: Xiang (Shawn) Zhang, PhD
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Mechanstic basis for immunotherapy
Laurence Zitvogel, MD, PhD
Gustave Roussy Cancer Center
Villejuif, FRANCE

Breast cancer immunotherapy: Building on clinical success
Leisha Ann Emens, MD, PhD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Baltimore, MD

Translational - identification of checkpoints
Andy J. Minn, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

3:15 pm - 5:00 pm

Sarat Chandarlapaty, MD, PhD
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
New York, NY

3:15 pm

S4-01. A novel BRD4 inhibitor enhances endocrine therapy efficacy and circumvents endocrine-resistance in estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer models

  De Angelis C, Nardone A, Letizia Cataldo M, Fu X, Trivedi M, Yi S, Breckenridge D, Chamnsess GC, Vitorino P, Osborne CK, Schiff R. Lester & Sue Smith Breast Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; Department of Pharmacy Practice and Translational Research, University of Houston College of Pharmacy, Houston, TX; Gilead Science, Foster City, CA.  
3:30 pm

S4-02. The Y537S ESR1 mutation is a dominant driver of distant ER-positive breast cancer metastasis

  Fuqua, SAW, Gu G, Rechoum Y, Gelsomino L, Dustin DJ, Corona-Rodriguez A, Beyer AR, Pejerrey SM, Gao M, Tsimelzon A, Tian L, Zhang X, Nagi C, Ando' S. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX; University of Calabria, Cosenza, Calabria, Italy; MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX.  
3:45 pm

S4-03. Targeted and selective degradation of estrogen receptor (ER) alpha by PROTACs

  Flanagan JJ, Rossi AK, Andreoli M, Willard RR, Gordon D, Harling J, Churcher I, Smith I, Zinn N, Bantscheff M, Crews CM, Crew A, Coleman KG, Winkler JD, Qian Y. Arvinas LLC, New Haven, CT; GSK Medicines Research Centre, Stevenage, United Kingdom; Yale University, New Haven, CT.  
4:00 pm

S4-04. Tumor microenvironment of metastasis (TMEM) score is associated with early distant recurrence in hormone receptor (HR) positive, HER2-negative early stage breast cancer (ESBC)

  Sparano JA, Gray R, Oktay MH, Entenberg D, Rohan T, Xue X, Donovan M, Peterson M, Shuber A, Hamilton D, D'Alfonso T, Goldstein LJ, Gerlter F, Davidson N, Condeelis J, Jones J. Montefiore Medical Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; ECOG-ACRIN Research Group, Boston, MA; Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY; Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY; MetaStat, Inc, Boston, MA; Weill Cornell Medical College, New York, NY; Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA; University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, Pittsburgh, PA.  
4:15 pm

S4-05. Expression of the DEK oncogene promotes M2 polarization and iron recycling in tumor associated macrophages

  Privette Vinnedge LM, Pease NA, Cheek J. Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.  
 4:30 pm S4-06. P2-10-03 Moved from Poster Session 2
Biological effects of abemaciclib in a phase2 neoadjuvant study for postmenopausal patients with hormone receptor positive, HER2 negative breast cancer

  Hurvitz S, Martin M, Fernández Abad M, Chan D, Rostorfer R, Petru E, Barriga S, Costigan TM, Caldwell CW, Nguyen T, Press M, Slamon D. University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, Madrid, Spain; Hospital Universitario Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain; Cancer Care Associates, Redondo Beach, CA; UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health, Orlando, FL; Medical University Graz, Graz, Steiermark, Austria; Eli Lilly and Company, Madrid, Spain; Eli Lilly and Company, Indianapolis, IN; University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.  
 4:45 pm S4-07. P4-22-01 Moved from Poster session 4
BELLE-3: A Phase III study of buparlisib + fulvestrant in postmenopausal women with HR+, HER2-, aromatase inhibitor-treated, locally advanced or metastatic breast cancer, who progressed on or after mTOR inhibitor-based treatment
  Di Leo A, Keun SL, Ciruelos E, Lønning P, Janni W, O'Regan R, Mouret Reynier M-A, Kalev D, Egle D, Csoszi T, Bordonaro R, Decker T, Tjan-Heijnen VC, Blau S, Schirone A, Weber D, El-Hashimy M, Goteti S, Germa C, Bachelot T. Ospedale Misericordia e Dolce, Prato, Italy; National Cancer Center, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea; Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Spain; Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway; Universitätsklinikum Ulm, Ulm, Germany; University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; Centre Jean Perrin, Clermont-Ferrand, France; Medical University of Varna, Varna, Bulgaria; Univ Frauenklinik Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria; JNSZ Megyei Hetényi Géza Kórház-Rendelőintézet, Szolnok, Hungary; ARNAS Garibaldi, Catania, Italy; Onkonet - Onkologie Ravensburg, Ravensburg, Germany; Maastricht University Medical Center, Maastricht, Netherlands; Rainier Hematology-Oncology/Northwest Medical Specialities, LLC, Tacoma, WA; Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo Studio e la Cura dei Tumori (IRST), Meldola, Italy; Novartis Pharma AG, Basel, Switzerland; Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation, East Hanover, NJ; Centre Léon Bérard, Lyon, France.  
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

POSTER DISCUSSION 5: Tumor Micro-Environments – Stars at Night Ballroom 1&2 - 3rd Level

                          Rong Li, PhD, Co-Discussant
UT Health Science Center
San Antonio, TX
Mary Helen Barcellos-Hoff, PhD, Co-Discussant
University of California San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm POSTER DISCUSSION 6: Breast Cancer in Young Women – Stars at Night Ballroom 3&4 - 3rd Level  
  Jennifer Litton, MD, Co-Discussant
UT MD Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
Ann H. Partridge, MD, MPH, Co-Discussant
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
Boston, MA
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm POSTER SESSION 3 & reception – Hall 1


Breast Imaging - Mammography
Breast Imaging - MRI



Tumor Cell and Molecular Biology

Drug Resistance
Endocrine Therapy and Resistance
Hormonal Factors and Receptors
New Drugs and Mechanisms
Novel/Emerging Therapeutic Targets



Epidemiology, Risk, and Prevention

Familial Breast Cancer - Genetic Testing
Familial Breast Cancer - Molecular Genetics



Psychosocial, Quality of Life and Educational Aspects

Disparities and Barriers to Care
Doctor-Patient Communication



Male Breast Cancer
Inflammatory Breast Cancer



Ongoing Clinical Trials 2

Ongoing Trials - Targeted Therapy
Ongoing Trials - New Approaches and Agents
Ongoing Trials - Radiation Therapy
Ongoing Trials - Surgery


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