Can sentinel lymph node biopsy be omitted in patients with favorable breast cancer histology? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Adenoid Cystic
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Neoplasm Staging
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

abstract

  • Patients with favorable breast cancer histology have a small risk of axillary SLN metastases. The use of SLNB in these patients should be individualized, taking into consideration the small incidence of axillary metastases and the risks and benefits associated with the SLN procedure.

publication date

  • January 2005

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1007/s10434-004-1169-x

PubMed ID

  • 15827774

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 24

end page

  • 8

volume

  • 12

number

  • 1