Published in Women's Health Weekly, February 16th, 2006
Researchers in Australia conducted a study "to document our experience with EAS SNB and evaluate its impact on the staging, management and the associated morbidities of patients with early breast cancer."
J. Hong and colleagues, Royal Prince Hospital, conducted "a review of two prospective breast cancer databases identifying all SNB procedures performed at two affiliated breast units from 1998 to 2003. A series of 979 patients underwent lymphatic mapping. Sentinel nodes were successfully identified in 903 patients."
"There were 142 cases in...
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