Drs. Geoffrey Oxnard and Lauren Ritterhouse discuss the challenges in biomarker testing—tissue stewardship and complexity of biomarker tests and results—and ways to overcome these challenges—improved communication among all members of the cancer care team and simplification of biomarker test results to focus on actionable biomarkers.
Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol discuss the importance of using a clinically validated test such as the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) and its impact on patient confidence in their treatment plan.
Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol consider the clinical utility of the Breast Cancer IndexSM (BCI) as a test that separates those patients who are more likely to benefit from those who are unlikely to benefit from extended endocrine therapy.
Dr Stephen C. Malamud and Dr Susan K. Boolbol discuss the circumstances in which they would use the Breast Cancer IndexSM(BCI) to assist in determining whether to extend the adjuvant therapy of women with breast cancer beyond 5 years.