When is Breast Cancer Index Used?

Breast Cancer Index may help inform patients and physicians throughout the treatment journey.

DX

FOR PATIENTS:

  • Struggling with tolerability challenges
  • Who are poorly compliant

WITH QUESTIONS:

  • "How long do I need to take this pill?"

BREAST CANCER INDEX MAY HELP:

  • Provide clarity on treatment road-map (5 or 10 years); encourage compliance
Years 5

  • All patients approaching 5 year anniversary
    (4-5 years post-diagnosis)

  • "Should I continue treatment for another 5 years?"

  • Further inform whether to extend or end anti-estrogen treatment beyond 5 years
Years 10

  • All patients 5-9 years post-diagnosis who are either:
    • Already on extended anti-estrogen treatment
    • Have already stopped anti-estrogen therapy after completing 5 years.

  • "Since there is new clinical data is there more for us to consider?"
  • "Are there other tests to help tell us if this treatment is right for me?"

  • Further inform previous decision related to extended anti-estrogen treatment:
    • To continue
    • To restart