Results of a national training programme in sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer.

  title={Results of a national training programme in sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer.},
  author={Robert E. Mansel and F A Macneill and Kieran Horgan and Amit Goyal and Allan M Britten and J Townson and Dayalan Clarke and Robert G. Newcombe and Mohammed Keshtgar and Mark Kissin and G{\"u}nter Layer and Andrew Hilson and Peter Ell and Gordon C. Wishart and Daniel Brown and Nick West},
  journal={The British journal of surgery},
  volume={100 5},
BACKGROUND New Start, a structured, validated, multidisciplinary training programme in sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB), was established to allow the introduction and rapid transfer of appropriate knowledge and technical skills to ensure safe and competent practice across the UK. METHODS Multidisciplinary teams attended a theory/skills laboratory course, following which they performed 30 consecutive SLNBs, either concurrently with their standard axillary staging procedure (training model A… CONTINUE READING


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