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Andrew Tutt, PhD, MBChB, on Breast Cancer: Olaparib After Chemotherapy in Germline BRCA1/2–Mutated Tumors

2021 ASCO Annual Meeting

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Andrew Tutt, PhD, MBChB, of the Institute of Cancer Research, London, discusses findings from the phase III OlympiA trial, which showed that adjuvant olaparib, a PARP inhibitor, following adjuvant or neoadjuvant chemotherapy, may improve invasive disease–free survival in patients with germline BRCA-mutated and high-risk HER2-negative early breast cancer, which might lead to a new indication in this setting (Abstract LBA1).



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