How many sentinel lymph nodes are enough during sentinel lymph node dissection for breast cancer?

@article{Yi2008HowMS,
  title={How many sentinel lymph nodes are enough during sentinel lymph node dissection for breast cancer?},
  author={Min Yi and Funda Meric-Bernstam and Merrick I. Ross and Jeri S Akins and Rosa Frances Hwang and Anthony J. Lucci and Henry Mark Kuerer and Gildy V. Babiera and Michael Z Gilcrease and Kelly K. Hunt},
  journal={Cancer},
  year={2008},
  volume={113 1},
  pages={30-7}
}
BACKGROUND : It remains unclear how many sentinel lymph nodes (SLNs) must be removed to accurately predict lymph node status during SLN dissection in breast cancer. The objective of this study was to determine how many SLNs need to be removed for accurate lymph node staging and which patient and tumor characteristics influence this number. METHODS : The authors reviewed data for all patients in their prospective database with clinical tumor, lymph node, metastasis (TNM) T1 through T3, N0, M0… CONTINUE READING

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