How translational research is changing the breast cancer landscape

Speaker: Daniel F. Hayes

D. Hayes describes the most exciting areas of translational research and technologies employed in the breast cancer clinic to dissect the disease and shift towards treatment personalisation. He describes the advances achieved and current understanding of their impact, gaps and potentials for changing the future work-up and transforming breast cancer into a chronic disease.

Discussion Points

  • How the feasibility to sequence the entire genome has assisted research in breast cancer?
  • The need to move towards genomic clinical trials
  • Overview of the developments of liquid biopsies