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Non-sentinel lymph node status and prognosis of breast cancer patients with micrometastatic sentinel lymph nodes.

Authors
  • Onishi, T
  • Jinno, H
  • Takahashi, M
  • Hayashida, T
  • Sakata, M
  • Nakahara, T
  • Shigematsu, N
  • Mukai, M
  • Kitagawa, Y
Type
Published Article
Journal
European surgical research. Europäische chirurgische Forschung. Recherches chirurgicales européennes
Publication Date
Jan 01, 2010
Volume
45
Issue
3-4
Pages
344–349
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1159/000321709
PMID: 21088425
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

These data suggest that it may not be necessary to perform ALND on patients with micrometastases in SLNs and that the presence of micrometastases in SLNs may not be associated with prognosis.

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