Could radiotherapy play a major role in misidentification of sentinel lymph node in breast cancer recurrence?

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Abstract

Misidentification of sentinel lymph node via lymphoscintigraphy for breast cancer is an infrequent event. We analysed 35.022 consecutive procedures from a single institution and tried to find a correlation between failures of sentinel node identification and previous oncologic treatments received by the patients.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)237-238
Number of pages2
JournalRadiotherapy and Oncology
Volume131
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Feb 2019

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Keywords

  • Adult
  • Aged
  • Axilla/diagnostic imaging
  • Breast Neoplasms/pathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lymph Nodes/pathology
  • Lymphatic Metastasis
  • Lymphoscintigraphy/methods
  • Middle Aged
  • Neoplasm Recurrence, Local/pathology
  • Sentinel Lymph Node/diagnostic imaging

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