Molecular analysis of breast sentinel lymph nodes.


Lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy have become the standard of care for staging the axilla in patients with invasive breast cancer. Current histologic methods for SLN evaluation have limitations, including subjectivity, limited sensitivity, and lack of standardization. The discovery of molecular markers to detect metastases has been… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.soc.2011.01.002


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@article{Blumencranz2011MolecularAO, title={Molecular analysis of breast sentinel lymph nodes.}, author={Peter W. Blumencranz and Maura Pieretti and Kathleen G Allen and Lisa E Blumencranz}, journal={Surgical oncology clinics of North America}, year={2011}, volume={20 3}, pages={467-85, viii} }