Factors associated with local-regional recurrence after a negative sentinel node dissection: Results of the ACOSOG Z0010 trial
Carcinoma, Ductal, Breast
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Local-regional recurrences are rare in early-stage breast cancer patients with H&E-negative SLNs. Younger age and hormone receptor-negative disease are associated with higher event rates, and local recurrence is associated with reduced overall survival.