Prognostic value of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the pathologic staging of colorectal cancer patients.

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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES Over the last decade, lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node (sN) biopsy have greatly increased the possibility of identifying nodal metastasis in clinically node-negative patients with melanoma and breast cancer, thus improving the accuracy of pathologic staging. Recently, sN biopsy has been applied also in colorectal cancer… (More)

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@article{Bertoglio2004PrognosticVO, title={Prognostic value of sentinel lymph node biopsy in the pathologic staging of colorectal cancer patients.}, author={Sergio Bertoglio and Sergio Sandrucci and Pierluigi Percivale and Matteo Goss and M Gipponi and Luciano Moresco and Baudolino Mussa and A Mussa}, journal={Journal of surgical oncology}, year={2004}, volume={85 3}, pages={166-70} }