Histologic localization of sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer.

@article{Diaz2003HistologicLO,
  title={Histologic localization of sentinel lymph node metastases in breast cancer.},
  author={Leslie K. Diaz and Kelly Hunt and Frederick Ames and Funda Meric and Henry Mark Kuerer and Gildy V. Babiera and Merrick M. Ross and E Sonja Singletary and Lavinia P. Middleton and W. Fraser Symmans and Savitri Krishnamurthy and Aysegul Sahin and Nour Sneige and Michael Z Gilcrease},
  journal={The American journal of surgical pathology},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 3},
  pages={385-9}
}
Data from a recent study support the hypothesis that axillary lymph node metastases frequently localize near the inflow junction of the afferent lymphatic vessel. Our goal was to evaluate the microscopic location of axillary sentinel lymph node metastases in a prospective study of breast cancer patients. A total of 305 axillary sentinel lymph nodes from 213… CONTINUE READING