Does the benefit of sentinel node frozen section vary between patients with invasive duct, invasive lobular, and favorable histologic subtypes of breast cancer? Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

abstract

  • For patients with ID and IL cancers, the overall sensitivity of FS is >50%, but the yield of FS is <10% for individuals > or =60 years of age with T1a/b tumors. Intraoperative FS may not be worthwhile for this low-yield subset, especially for patients with invasive breast cancer of favorable type.

publication date

  • January 2008

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/SLA.0b013e3181581f41

PubMed ID

  • 18156934

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 143

end page

  • 9

volume

  • 247

number

  • 1