Published in Clinical Oncology Week, August 29th, 2005
Lymph nodes, small, bean-shaped organs located throughout the body, including the neck, filter bacteria and other invading organisms from the lymphatic system, a part of the immune system that helps fight infections and cancers. The sentinel node (SN) is the first lymph node to receive drainage from a cancerous tumor.
If a SN biopsy does not show...
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