Why perform randomized clinical trials for sentinel node surgery for breast cancer?

Abstract

Long-term outcome of sentinel node surgery without axillary dissection has not been established. To that extent the therapeutic outcome of sentinel node surgery is unknown. Two important clinical trials are under way that are designed to compare sentinel node surgery without axillary dissection to axillary dissection. In partnership with the University of… (More)

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@article{Krag2001WhyPR, title={Why perform randomized clinical trials for sentinel node surgery for breast cancer?}, author={David N Krag}, journal={American journal of surgery}, year={2001}, volume={182 4}, pages={411-3} }