Cytokeratin-positive cells in sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer are not random events: Experience in patients undergoing prophylactic mastectomy Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Breast Neoplasms
  • Carcinoma, Intraductal, Noninfiltrating
  • Keratins
  • Lymph Nodes
  • Mastectomy
  • Neoplasm Invasiveness
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

abstract

  • IHC-positive cells in SLNs are rare in the absence of cancer and are not the result of previous breast instrumentation. Although the prognostic significance of IHC-positive cells remains controversial, the current study suggests that they are not random events.

publication date

  • September 2004

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/cncr.20517

PubMed ID

  • 15329899

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 926

end page

  • 33

volume

  • 101

number

  • 5