Sentinel Lymphadenectomy in Breast Cancer.

  title={Sentinel Lymphadenectomy in Breast Cancer.},
  author={Haigh and Hsueh and Giuliano},
  journal={Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology},
  volume={15 6},
PURPOSE We previously demonstrated increased detection of axillary metastases using sentinel lymphadenectomy (SLND) and immunohistochemistry. These methods have evolved and we now report our current use of these techniques and our most recent results of axillary staging with SLND. PATIENTS AND METHODS One hundred seven consecutive women (previously unreported) with breast cancer underwent SLND followed by completion axillary lymphadenectomy (ALND). All sentinel nodes were examined… CONTINUE READING