Tag: micrometastases

Micrometastases: Generally defined as metastases of 2 mm or less in diameter. Includes tiny tumors, isolated tumor cell clusters, and isolated tumor cells.

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09/16/12
Axillary node dissection unnecessary for early breast cancer patients with sentinel node micrometastases
03/22/12
Animal model of ER+/PR+ breast cancer shows that estrogen fuels recurrence
11/03/11
Preliminary study finds Boniva can eradicate dormant breast cancer cells in bone marrow
09/29/11
Axillary dissection in patients with occult sentinel lymph node metastases does not improve survival
01/28/11
Undetected lymph node micrometastases do not greatly reduce overall survival
12/15/10
Breast cancer surgery activates genes implicated in metastasis of residual cancer
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
09/08/10
Sentinel node micrometastases do not reduce breast cancer survival in early years

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