NWA Oncologist Coauthored Research to Be Presented at National Conference

Local Oncologist Coauthored Research Of Breast Cancer Treatment To Be Presented In Miami

Dr. J Thaddeus Beck, of Highlands Oncology Group (Highlands), Northwest Arkansas’ premier cancer treatment facility, authored research which has been accepted for presentation at the 33rd Annual Miami Breast Cancer Conference; held from March 10 to March 13.

The research, entitled ““Pre-surgical pharmacodynamics study to assess the biological activity of ribociclib plus letrozole in primary breast cancer (NCT01919229),” studies the efficacy of a specifically targeted treatment of breast cancer.

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women besides skin cancers. In 2016, 1,685,210 new cancer cases and 595,690 cancer deaths are projected to occur in the United States, according to American Cancer Society estimates.

In 2015, there are more than 2.8 million women with a history of breast cancer in the U.S., according to breastcancer.org, a non-profit organization dedicated to breast cancer awareness. This includes women currently being treated and women who have finished treatment.

As the leading cancer treatment and research facility in Northwest Arkansas, Highlands is dedicated to the advancement of cancer treatment and to providing patients with the best possible care and results.

To learn more about the conference visit: http://www.gotoper.com/conferences/mbcc/meetings/33rd-annual-miami-breast-cancer-conference


Highlands Oncology Group is a state-of-the-art facility, with a world-class team of specialists, that is committed to providing premier cancer treatment and to enhancing the quality of life of patients and their loved ones. Highlands Oncology group provides this in a friendly, comfortable environment conveniently located in Northwest Arkansas. Highlands offers the latest technology of diagnostic imaging and radiation therapies, on-site labs, a pharmacy and an infusion center. They also offer access to clinical trials, multidisciplinary clinics and support groups. Highlands Oncology Group is helping patients win the battle against cancer every day.

For more information visit www.HighlandsOncologyGroup.com