Published in Blood Weekly, May 6th, 2004
"The concept of lymphatic mapping has helped to redefine the clinical significance of lymph nodes with respect to breast cancer. The combination technique using both blue dye and radiocolloid is the most effective method of lymphatic mapping," wrote researchers at the University of Florida.
"The data in the literature support the concept that all patients undergoing lumpectomy or especially mastectomy should undergo lymphatic mapping if a diagnosis of invasive cancer is remotely possible," C.E. Cox and colleagues report.
"The low morbidity, high...
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