Reliability of sentinel node status in predicting axillary lymph node involvement in breast cancer

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From: The Medical Journal of Australia(Vol. 171, Issue 9)
Publisher: Australasian Medical Publishing Company Limited
Document Type: Article
Length: 39 words

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Research indicates that sentinel node biopsy is an accurate means of assessing axillary lymph nodes in relation to primary breast cancer. Data was obtained from 117 biopsies performed between 1995 and 1998, and produced an accuracy rate of 97.9%.

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Gale Document Number: GALE|A58365259