Published in Cancer Weekly, July 18th, 2006
"Controversy exists in sentinel lymph node (SLN) mapping in breast cancer regarding the appropriate number of nodes to remove and the best technique for identification of the SLNs. A retrospective chart review from January of 1999 to January of 2004 was performed for all patients undergoing a SLN biopsy examination who had at least 1 positive SLN. We identified 167 patients," scientists writing in the American Journal of Surgery reported.
"A mean of 4.4...
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