Published in Women's Health Weekly, April 22nd, 2004
According to researchers from France, "In cancer research, regional lymph node status is a major prognostic factor and a decision criterion for adjuvant therapy warranting the lymphadenectomy. The sentinel node procedure, which has emerged to reduce morbidity of extensive lymphadenectomy, remains a major step in the surgical management of various cancers. Sentinel node procedure has become a standard technique for the determination of the nodal stage of the disease in patients with melanoma, vulvar cancer and recently in breast cancer."
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