Lymph node excision

Known as: Excisions, Lymph Node, Lymphadenectomies, Lymphadenectomy 
A surgical procedure in which the lymph nodes are removed and a sample of tissue is checked under a microscope for signs of cancer. For a regional… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Surgery or radiation therapy of metastatic cancer often damages lymph nodes, leading to secondary lymphedema. Here we show, using… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BACKGROUND We evaluated the contribution of sentinel-node biopsy to outcomes in patients with newly diagnosed melanoma. METHODS… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0010 is a prospective multicenter trial designed to evaluate the prognostic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
PURPOSE To evaluate our long-term experience with patients treated uniformly with radical cystectomy and pelvic lymph node… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
PURPOSE To determine whether the addition of cisplatin-based chemotherapy (CT) to pelvic radiation therapy (RT) will improve the… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Pilot studies indicate that probe-guided resection of radioactive sentinel nodes (the first nodes that receive… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Sentinel node (SN) biopsy appears to offer an alternative to routine axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) for staging… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE The sentinel node hypothesis assumes that a primary tumor drains to a specific lymph node in the… (More)
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1994
Highly Cited
1994
OBJECTIVE The authors documented the localization and frequency of lymphatic spread in squamous cell carcinoma of the thoracic… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The initial route of metastases in most patients with melanoma is via the lymphatics to the regional nodes. However, routine… (More)
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