Benign transport of breast epithelium into axillary lymph nodes after biopsy.

@article{Carter2000BenignTO,
  title={Benign transport of breast epithelium into axillary lymph nodes after biopsy.},
  author={B A Carter and Roy A. Jensen and Jean F. Simpson and David L. Page},
  journal={American journal of clinical pathology},
  year={2000},
  volume={113 2},
  pages={259-65}
}
The most important prognostic indicator of distant metastasis in breast cancer is histologic documentation of axillary lymph node metastasis. Controversy exists about the importance of micrometastases (< 0.2 cm), and current pathology practice includes a careful search for their presence. We describe the histologic findings in a series of axillary lymph… CONTINUE READING