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Significant Interfacility Variation Found in Implementation of Low-Value Breast Cancer Procedures
February 25, 2021

Data examining 4 low-value breast cancer procedures found an association between facility-level characteristics and the use of these procedures, suggesting a need for de-implementation targeting efforts in various facilities.

Black Women With Node-Negative Breast Cancer More Likely to Have High-Risk Recurrence Scores Than Non-Hispanic White Women
February 18, 2021

A retrospective, population-based cohort study in JAMA Oncology found Black women in the United States were more likely to have a high-risk recurrence score and die of axillary node-negative breast cancer than non-Hispanic White women who had similar scores.

Phase 3 OlympiA Trial for HER2-Negative Breast Cancer Moves to Early Primary Analysis Per IDMC Recommendation
February 17, 2021

In the OlympiA trial, patients with high-risk HER2-negative breast cancer were randomized 1:1 to receive either olaparib or placebo for 12 months.