Tag: isolatedTumorCell

Isolated tumor cell: A solitary cancer cell found in an axillary lymph node, bone marrow, or other biopsied location. Solitary cancer cells are the smallest type of micrometastases, which are metastases of 2 mm or less, cancer cell clusters, or isolated tumor cells.

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09/16/12
Axillary node dissection unnecessary for early breast cancer patients with sentinel node micrometastases
01/03/12
Omitting axillary dissection for sentinel node micrometastases means higher risk of recurrence
11/03/11
Preliminary study finds Boniva can eradicate dormant breast cancer cells in bone marrow
10/03/10
Lobular breast cancer micrometastases may incorrectly be classified as isolated tumor cells
09/21/10
Axillary dissection may not be necessary in some women with positive lymph nodes

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