Lymphatic mapping for breast cancer: experience at The Ohio State University.

@article{Zervos2000LymphaticMF,
  title={Lymphatic mapping for breast cancer: experience at The Ohio State University.},
  author={Emmanuel E. Zervos and William E. Burak},
  journal={Breast cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={195-200}
}
BACKGROUND Though not yet the standard of care, lymphatic mapping is becoming more widely utilized by surgeons who care for women with breast cancer. The purpose of this study is to report the early experience of lymphatic mapping at a large NCI designated cancer center. METHODS Beginning in 1997, selected newly diagnosed breast cancer patients at our institution have undergone lymphatic mapping. Blue dye and radiolabelled colloid were used as mapping agents. Patients were entered into a… CONTINUE READING

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