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The microanatomic location of metastatic breast cancer in sentinel lymph nodes predicts nonsentinel lymph node involvement.

Authors
  • van Deurzen, Carolien H M1
  • Seldenrijk, Cees A
  • Koelemij, Ron
  • van Hillegersberg, Richard
  • Hobbelink, Monique G G
  • van Diest, Paul J
  • 1 Department of Pathology, St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands. , (Netherlands)
Type
Published Article
Journal
Annals of Surgical Oncology
Publisher
Springer - Society of Surgical Oncology
Publication Date
May 2008
Volume
15
Issue
5
Pages
1309–1315
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1245/s10434-007-9803-z
PMID: 18253802
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Microanatomic location and penetrative depth of breast cancer SN metastases predict non-SN involvement. However, based on these features no subgroup of patients could be selected with less than 10% non-SN involvement.

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