Micrometastatic cancer cells in lymph nodes, bone marrow, and blood: Clinical significance and biologic implications.

Cancer metastasis may be regarded as a progressive process from its inception in the primary tumor microenvironment to distant sites by way of the lymphovascular system. Although this type of tumor dissemination often occurs in an orderly fashion via the sentinel lymph node (SLN), acting as a possible gateway to the regional lymph nodes, bone marrow, and… CONTINUE READING