Nodal Status Assessment in Breast Cancer: Strategies of Clinical Grounds and Quality of Life Implications

Abstract

Even in the era of gene-expression profiling, the nodal status still remains the primary prognostic discriminant in breast cancer patients. The exclusion of node involvement using noninvasive methods could reduce the rate of axillary surgery, thereby preventing from suffering complications. However, lymphatic mapping with sentinel node biopsy (SNB) is one… (More)
DOI: 10.1155/2014/469803

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