This observational database study using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results 18 registries reports that among US women diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, the likelihood of diagnosis at an early stage, and survival after stage I diagnosis, varied by race and ethnicity.
Rao and coauthors conducted a review of the literature to summarize evidence regarding the role of axillary interventions (surgical and nonsurgical) in breast cancer treatment and to review the association of these axillary interventions with recurrence of axillary node metastases, mortality, and morbidity outcomes in patients with breast cancer.
This study analyzed Ontario, Canada, databases to assess the effect of MRI during the first trimester or MRI with gadolinium anytime during pregnancy on offspring until they were 4 years old.
To determine if racial disparity in breast cancer survival is primarily attributable to differences in presentation characteristics at diagnosis or subsequent treatment, Silber and coauthors compared 7375 black women with 3 sets of 7375 matched white control patients. Mandelblatt and coauthors provide comment in the related Editorial.