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Lymph node dissection technique is more important than lymph node count in identifying nodal metastases in radical cystectomy patients.
Key: LCSE = laryngeal cancer with subglottic extension: Dx = diagnosis: IMRT = intensity-modulated radiation therapy; LND-RT = lymph node dissection and radiotherapy; C-RT = chemotherapy (cetuximab) and radiotherapy; NED = no evidence of disease.
Do cytokeratin positive only sentinel lymph nodes warrant complete axillary lymph node dissection in patients with invasive breast cancer.
Biopsy method and excision volume do not affect success rate of subsequent sentinel lymph node dissection in breast cancer.
It is effective as a less invasive technique than conventional axillary lymph node dissection to determine if certain cancers have spread.
He underwent an inguinal lymph node dissection of which 1/5 lymph nodes were positive for melanoma.
2,3) Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) has been used as the gold standard for staging the axilla in patients with breast cancer.
Surgery to remove all axillary lymph nodes for examination by the pathologist (axillary lymph node dissection or ALND) remains an integral and potentially curative component of breast cancer care.
For stage IIA cervical cancer treatment may include internal and external radiation therapy with chemotherapy; radical hysterectomy and lymph node dissection; radical hysterectomy and lymph node dissection followed by radiation therapy plus chemotherapy; or just radiation therapy.
Axillary lymph node dissection may present increased complications in a patient with a newly reconstructed breast," Klauber-DeMore relates.
Myth: Axillary lymph node dissection is essential even in patients without palpable nodes.
Compared to total axillary lymph node dissection and radical mastectomies, the SLN biopsy has been successful in removing much of the trauma and many of the complications for the patient.