The lymph node and the metastasis

Vivianne Tjan-Heijnen, Giuseppe Viale

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The presence of breast cancer cells in the sentinel lymph node is used to determine prognosis. These cells may metastasize to distant organs through intravasation of the blood vessels in the lymph node.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2045-2046
Number of pages2
JournalNew England Journal of Medicine
Issue number21
Publication statusPublished - May 24 2018

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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