Sentinel Node Biopsy in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Patients

@article{Pendas2000SentinelNB,
  title={Sentinel Node Biopsy in Ductal Carcinoma In Situ Patients},
  author={Solange Pendas and Emilia Dauway and Rosemary Giuliano and N K Ku and Charles E. Cox and Douglas S. Reintgen},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2000},
  volume={7},
  pages={15-20}
}
  • Solange Pendas, Emilia Dauway, +3 authors Douglas S. Reintgen
  • Published in Annals of Surgical Oncology 2000
  • DOI:10.1007/s10434-000-0015-z
Background: Sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping is an effective and accurate method of evaluating the regional lymph nodes in breast cancer patients. The SLN is the first node that receives lymphatic drainage from the primary tumor. Patients with micrometastatic disease, previously undetected by routine hematoxylin and eosin (H&E) stains, are now being detected with the new technology of SLN biopsy, followed by a more detailed examination of the SLN that includes serial sectioning and cytokeratin… CONTINUE READING

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