Sentinel node biopsy after preoperative chemotherapy in breast carcinoma — Is it safe?


Background: Preoperative chemotherapy (PC) and sentinel node biopsy (SNB) are two modern approaches in the treatment for breast cancer, both aiming at a reduction in surgery. While PC is mainly applied to large primary tumours, SNB is indicated for early breast cancer. By gradually expanding the indication for both methods, a group of patients is going to… (More)
DOI: 10.1046/j.1563-2563.2002.02070.x


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