Clinical considerations in breast cancer sentinel lymph node mapping: A moffitt review

Charles E. Cox, Laura White, Nicholas Stowell, John Clark, Daniel Dickson, Ben Furman, Elizabeth Weinberg, James Jakub, Elisabeth Dupont

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Abstract

Lymphatic mapping redefined the clinical significance of axillary lymph nodes in the treatment of breast cancer. Current literature supports the concept that any patient diagnosed with invasive breast cancer should in fact have their sentinel lymph nodes evaluated. However, there are many cases of "special situations in lymphatic mapping". These special situations mark an important point that should be considered: When and who should undergo lymphatic mapping? A summary of these considerations/cases will be the focus of this report.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)225-232
Number of pages8
JournalBreast Cancer
Volume11
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2004

Keywords

  • Breast cancer
  • Lymphatic mapping
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Pharmacology (medical)

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    Cox, C. E., White, L., Stowell, N., Clark, J., Dickson, D., Furman, B., Weinberg, E., Jakub, J., & Dupont, E. (2004). Clinical considerations in breast cancer sentinel lymph node mapping: A moffitt review. Breast Cancer, 11(3), 225-232. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02984542