Management of sentinel node re-mapping in patients who have second or recurrent breast cancer and had previous axillary procedures

@inproceedings{Tokmak2014ManagementOS,
  title={Management of sentinel node re-mapping in patients who have second or recurrent breast cancer and had previous axillary procedures},
  author={Handan Tokmak and Kerim Kaban and Mahmut Muslumanoglu and Meral Demirel and Sukru Aktan},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND In patients with recurrent or second primary ipsilateral breast cancer, axillary staging is the key factor in locoregional control and a strong prognostic characteristic. The efficient evaluation of lymphatic drainage of re-sentinel lymph node biopsies (re-SLNBs) has remained a challenge in the management of ipsilateral primary or recurrent breast cancer patients who are clinically lymph node negative. This study explores whether a SLNB for patients with primary or recurrent breast… CONTINUE READING
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