Tag: sentinelLymphNode

Sentinel lymph node: Surgery during which the first lymph node or nodes to which cancer is likely to spread from the primary breast tumor are removed for biopsy. Determining the lymph node status helps to stage breast cancer.

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09/16/12
Axillary node dissection unnecessary for early breast cancer patients with sentinel node micrometastases
08/12/12
Lymph node negative breast cancer has less favorable prognosis for ER-/PR- disease
01/03/12
Omitting axillary dissection for sentinel node micrometastases means higher risk of recurrence
12/21/11
No need for axillary lymph node dissection when sentinel lymph node biopsy is negative
09/29/11
Axillary dissection in patients with occult sentinel lymph node metastases does not improve survival
02/09/11
Axillary lymph node dissection may not be necessary in women with positive lymph nodes
01/28/11
Undetected lymph node micrometastases do not greatly reduce overall survival
11/19/10
Factors predicting upstaging from DCIS to invasive breast cancer at time of biopsy
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
02/28/10
Does air travel increase lymphedema in breast cancer survivors?
01/14/10
Physical therapy begun early can prevent lymphedema after axillary lymph node dissection

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