Axillary lymph nodes in breast cancer patients: sonographic evaluation*


Axillary staging of patients with early-stage breast cancer is essential in the treatment planning. Currently such staging is intraoperatively performed, but there is a tendency to seek a preoperative and less invasive technique to detect lymph node metastasis. Ultrasonography is widely utilized for this purpose, many times in association with fine-needle… (More)
DOI: 10.1590/0100-3984.2013.1689

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