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By Enrique Bargallo Rocha Breast Cancer
Judy C Boughey, Karla V Ballman, Huong T Le-Petross, Linda M McCall, Elizabeth A Mittendorf, Gretchen M Ahrendt, Lee G Wilke, Bret Taback, Eric C Feliberti, Kelly K Hunt
BACKGROUND: The American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z1071 trial reported a false-negative rate (FNR) of 12.6% with sentinel lymph node (SLN) surgery after neoadjuvant chemotherapy in women presenting with node-positive breast cancer. One proposed method to decrease the FNR is clip placement in the positive node at initial diagnosis with confirmation of clipped node resection at surgery. METHODS: Z1071 was a multi-institutional trial wherein women with clinical T0-T4,N1-N2,M0 breast cancer underwent SLN surgery and axillary dissection (ALND) after neoadjuvant chemotherapy...
April 2016: Annals of Surgery
M Ahmed, A D Purushotham, K Horgan, J M Klaase, M Douek
BACKGROUND: Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) is the standard of care for axillary staging in early breast cancer. Currently, no consensus exists on the optimal site of injection of the radioactive tracer or blue dye. METHODS: A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies comparing superficial and deep injections of radioactive tracer or blue dye for lymphatic mapping and SLNB was performed. The axillary and extra-axillary sentinel lymph node (SLN) identification rates obtained by lymphoscintigraphy and intraoperative SLNB were evaluated...
February 2015: British Journal of Surgery
D Dodwell, A Goyal
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October 2015: British Journal of Surgery
Gary H Lyman, Sarah Temin, Stephen B Edge, Lisa A Newman, Roderick R Turner, Donald L Weaver, Al B Benson, Linda D Bosserman, Harold J Burstein, Hiram Cody, James Hayman, Cheryl L Perkins, Donald A Podoloff, Armando E Giuliano
PURPOSE: To provide evidence-based recommendations to practicing oncologists, surgeons, and radiation therapy clinicians to update the 2005 clinical practice guideline on the use of sentinel node biopsy (SNB) for patients with early-stage breast cancer. METHODS: The American Society of Clinical Oncology convened an Update Committee of experts in medical oncology, pathology, radiation oncology, surgical oncology, guideline implementation, and advocacy. A systematic review of the literature was conducted from February 2004 to January 2013 in Medline...
May 1, 2014: Journal of Clinical Oncology: Official Journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology
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