Published in Cancer Weekly, March 16th, 2004
According to a study from Japan, "The aim of this study was to evaluate the usefulness and feasibility of preoperative sentinel node needle biopsy of the breast under guidance of open MR imaging, a method that we developed. Nine patients with breast cancer in whom the axillary lymph nodes were not palpable underwent preoperative sentinel node needle biopsy under real-time MR imaging guidance.
"The sentinel nodes were identified before the biopsy using CT and MR imaging. Diagnostic...
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