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The American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 trial "definitively showed that axillary lymph node dissection is not beneficial," said Dr.
Keywords: breast cancer, lumpectomy, axillary lymph node dissection, mastectomy, adjuvant therapy, chemotherapy, hormone therapy, radiation, sentinel node biopsy, oncogene, during pregnancy, breast reconstruction
Of 22 patients with stage II disease, 18 underwent MRM, 3 radical mastectomy and 1 MRM with axillary lymph node dissection.
A multicenter cohort study to compare quality of life in breast cancer patients according to sentinel lymph node biopsy or axillary lymph node dissection.
Impact of omission of completion axillary lymph node dissection (cALND) or axillary radiotherapy (ax rt) in breast cancer patients with micrometastases (pN1mi) or isolated tumor cells (pN0[i+]) in the sentinel lymph node (SN): results from the MIRROR study.
16) A recent recommendation from the American Society of Clinical Oncology Expert Panel suggests an axillary lymph node dissection for patients with SLN micrometastasis, regardless of the method of detection.
The most common surgical treatments for invasive cancer are lumpectomy with axillary lymph node dissection and modified radical mastectomy.
Usually, an axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is performed on a woman with early breast cancer to uncover whether or not the cancer has metastasized.
The median age of study participants was 54 years, and the median number of lymph nodes removed during axillary lymph node dissection was 16.
The patient underwent a left axillary lymph node dissection.
Therefore, until we have good prospective data, we recommend that completion axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) should be performed in these patients to detect residual H&E-positive non-SLN metastases and plan adjuvant chemotherapy.