Breast Cancer Research

Breast Cancer Research

Research into breast cancer at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by a dedicated breast cancer team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.

Clinical Trials

Communication Preferences Related to Over Screening for Cancer Among Older Adults
Phase II Palbociclib with Fulvestrant in Individuals with Hormone Receptive Positive HER2 Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer who progressed on treatment with Palbociclib + an Aromatase Inhibitor
CUFF Study: Characterization of Upper Limb Function following Mastectomy and Reconstruction for Breast Cancer
Using Exercise to Improve Arthralgia and AI Adherence in Older Breast Cancer Survivors
Self-sampling for cancer tests among women in PA: Focus groups
Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST)
The Effects of Inhaled Aromatherapy on Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) in Men and Women with Breast Cancer
Diminish Chemotherapy Related Side Effects through Patient Education
The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) Registry
EA1181 (CompassHER2-pCR): Preoperative THP and postoperative HP in patients who achieve a pathologic complete response Part 1 Component of:The CompassHER2 Trials (COMprehensive use of Pathologic response Assessment to optimize therapy in HER2-positive breast cancer).
Prospective Evaluation of Carvedilol in Prevention of Cardiac Toxicity in Patients with Metastatic HER-2+ Breast Cancer, Phase III
A Phase II, Single Arm, Non-randomized Study of Alpelisib (BYL719) in Combination with Continued Endocrine Therapy Following Progression on Endocrine Therapy in Hormone Receptor Positive, HER2 Negative, PIK3CA Mutant Metastatic Breast Cancer Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium BTCRC-BRE19-409
Trial Assessing Light-Intensity Exercise on the Health of Older Breast Cancer Survivors (TALIE-HO Breast Cancer Survivors)
NRG-BR007: A Phase III Clinical Trial Evaluating Deescalation of Breast Radiation for Conservative Treatment of Stage I, Hormone sensitive, HER2- Negative Oncotype recurrence Score ≤ 18 Breast Cancer
COVID-19 Vaccination in Cancer Patients COVID-19 Vaccination Behavior and Outcomes in Cancer Patients
Nurse AMIE (Addressing Malignancies in Individuals Everyday) in Rural PA and WV
Clinicopathologic Study of Breast Cancer
Predicting Breast Cancer Metastasis: Signaling Pathway Biomarker Identification Using Reverse Phase Protein Microarray (RPMA) Technology
Research into breast cancer at Penn State Cancer Institute is conducted by a dedicated breast cancer team. See current clinical trials and members of that team here.
Communication Preferences Related to Over Screening for Cancer Among Older Adults
Phase II Palbociclib with Fulvestrant in Individuals with Hormone Receptive Positive HER2 Negative Metastatic Breast Cancer who progressed on treatment with Palbociclib + an Aromatase Inhibitor
CUFF Study: Characterization of Upper Limb Function following Mastectomy and Reconstruction for Breast Cancer
Using Exercise to Improve Arthralgia and AI Adherence in Older Breast Cancer Survivors
Self-sampling for cancer tests among women in PA: Focus groups
Tomosynthesis Mammographic Imaging Screening Trial (TMIST)
The Effects of Inhaled Aromatherapy on Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting (CINV) in Men and Women with Breast Cancer
Diminish Chemotherapy Related Side Effects through Patient Education
The COVID-19 and Cancer Consortium (CCC19) Registry
EA1181 (CompassHER2-pCR): Preoperative THP and postoperative HP in patients who achieve a pathologic complete response Part 1 Component of:The CompassHER2 Trials (COMprehensive use of Pathologic response Assessment to optimize therapy in HER2-positive breast cancer).
Prospective Evaluation of Carvedilol in Prevention of Cardiac Toxicity in Patients with Metastatic HER-2+ Breast Cancer, Phase III
A Phase II, Single Arm, Non-randomized Study of Alpelisib (BYL719) in Combination with Continued Endocrine Therapy Following Progression on Endocrine Therapy in Hormone Receptor Positive, HER2 Negative, PIK3CA Mutant Metastatic Breast Cancer Big Ten Cancer Research Consortium BTCRC-BRE19-409
Trial Assessing Light-Intensity Exercise on the Health of Older Breast Cancer Survivors (TALIE-HO Breast Cancer Survivors)
NRG-BR007: A Phase III Clinical Trial Evaluating Deescalation of Breast Radiation for Conservative Treatment of Stage I, Hormone sensitive, HER2- Negative Oncotype recurrence Score ≤ 18 Breast Cancer
COVID-19 Vaccination in Cancer Patients COVID-19 Vaccination Behavior and Outcomes in Cancer Patients
Nurse AMIE (Addressing Malignancies in Individuals Everyday) in Rural PA and WV
Clinicopathologic Study of Breast Cancer
Predicting Breast Cancer Metastasis: Signaling Pathway Biomarker Identification Using Reverse Phase Protein Microarray (RPMA) Technology

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