Neoadjuvant chemotherapy alters the genomic landscape and immune microenvironment of breast cancers

Study ID Alternative Stable ID Type
EGAS00001003354 Other

Study Description

To characterize the effects of neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NAC) on the genome, transcriptome and tumor infiltrating leukocytes (TILs), we have conducted whole exome and whole transcriptome sequencing of a comprehensive, longitudinal breast cancer cohort consisting of 146 cases and 281 paired tumor samples. In total, 52 (38%) patients achieved pathologic complete response (pCR) while 85 patients (62%) had residual disease with standard chemotherapy regimen. Tumor biopsies were collected for each patient at three time points – pre-treatment, three weeks after the first cycle of anthracycline and cyclophosphamide (AC) and at the time of surgery after 3 more cycles of AC followed by 4 cycles of taxane or taxane plus Herceptin in case of HER2+ subtype.

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Dataset ID Description Technology Samples
Whole transcriptome sequencing (WTS) of a longitudinal breast cancer (BC) cohort consisting of 146 cases (281 tumors, 109 pairs), including 52 (38%) that achieved pathologic complete responses (pCR) and 85 (62%) that harbored residual diseases at time of surgery.
Illumina HiSeq 2500 235

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