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Axillary dissection vs no axillary dissection in women with invasive breast cancer and sentinel node metastasis: a randomized clinical trial.
CONTEXT Sentinel lymph node dissection (SLND) accurately identifies nodal metastasis of early breast cancer, but it is not clear whether further nodal dissection affects survival. OBJECTIVE To… Expand
Locoregional Recurrence After Sentinel Lymph Node Dissection With or Without Axillary Dissection in Patients With Sentinel Lymph Node Metastases: Long-term Follow-up From the American College of…
Background and Objective: The early results of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z0011 trial demonstrated no difference in locoregional recurrence for patients with positive… Expand
A multicenter trial of sentinel lymph node mapping in colorectal cancer: prognostic implications for nodal staging and recurrence.
BACKGROUND Sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping (M) for staging in colorectal cancer (CRCa) remains controversial and needs to be validated. This study analyzes results of SLNM at a multi-institutional… Expand
Ultrastaging of colorectal cancer by sentinel lymph node mapping technique--a multicenter trial.
Sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping accurately diagnoses the status of nodal basin with >95% accuracy in melanoma and breast cancer. A multicenter trial for SLN mapping was performed on 203 patients… Expand
c-MET expression level in primary colon cancer: a predictor of tumor invasion and lymph node metastases.
- H. Takeuchi, A. Bilchik, +6 authors D. Hoon
- Clinical cancer research : an official journal of…
- 1 April 2003
PURPOSE Both c-MET and vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF)-C expression are important factors in primary carcinoma progression. We hypothesized that overexpression of c-MET and/or VEGF-C mRNA… Expand
Prospective multicenter trial of staging adequacy in colon cancer: preliminary results.
HYPOTHESIS Lymph node evaluation is an important prognostic factor in colorectal cancer (CRC). A 25% recurrence rate in patients with node-negative CRC suggests that current staging practices are… Expand
Pathologic evaluation of sentinel lymph nodes in colorectal carcinoma.
- D. Wiese, S. Saha, +4 authors L. Yu
- Archives of pathology & laboratory medicine
- 1 December 2000
BACKGROUND The identification of lymph node metastases in colorectal resection specimens is necessary for accurate tumor staging. However, routine lymph node dissection by the pathologist yields only… Expand
Comparative Analysis of Nodal Upstaging Between Colon and Rectal Cancers by Sentinel Lymph Node Mapping: A Prospective Trial
PURPOSESentinel lymph node mapping accurately predicts nodal status in >90 percent of melanoma and breast and colorectal cancers. However, because of anatomic differences, sentinel lymph node mapping… Expand
Routine preoperative lymphoscintigraphy is not necessary prior to sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer.
BACKGROUND This prospective study was performed to ascertain the added benefit of lymphoscintigraphy to a standard method of intraoperative lymphatic mapping and sentinel node biopsy for breast… Expand
Impact of immediate versus delayed axillary node dissection on surgical outcomes in breast cancer patients with positive sentinel nodes: results from American College of Surgeons Oncology Group…
- J. Olson, L. Mccall, +7 authors A. Giuliano
- Journal of clinical oncology : official journal…
- 20 July 2008
PURPOSE Patients with breast cancer metastasis to the sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) generally undergo completion axillary lymph node dissection (cALND), either concurrently with SLN biopsy or at a… Expand