NSABP-32: Phase III, randomized trial comparing axillary resection with sentinal lymph node dissection: A description of the trial

@article{Krag2004NSABP32PI,
  title={NSABP-32: Phase III, randomized trial comparing axillary resection with sentinal lymph node dissection: A description of the trial},
  author={David N Krag and Thomas B. Julian and Seth P. Harlow and Donald L. Weaver and Taka Ashikaga and John Bryant and Richard M. Single and Norman Wolmark},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2004},
  volume={11},
  pages={208S-210S}
}
The NSABP-32 trial is a randomized, phase III clinical trial to compare sentinel node (SN) resection to conventional axillary dissection in clinically node-negative breast cancer patients. The primary aims of the trial are to determine if removal of only SNs provides survival and regional control equivalent to those of axillary dissection, while diminishing the magnitude of surgically related side effects. In order to ensure consistency of the outcomes for this trial, a standardized method of… CONTINUE READING

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