Controversial topics in breast lymphatic mapping

J. W. Jakub, C. E. Cox, A. W. Pippas, M. Gardner, S. Pendas, D. S. Reintgen

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As a result of increased accuracy of staging and decreased patient morbidity, lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy for breast cancer has enjoyed a rapid acceptance into clinical practice. Despite the use of lymphatic mapping techniques to obtain nodal staging information, many controversies remain. We have attempted to highlight the major controversies in this report.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)324-332
Number of pages9
JournalSeminars in oncology
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jun 2004

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Hematology
  • Oncology


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