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09 2022 Cancer medicine

The need to tailor the omission of axillary lymph node dissection to patients with good prognosis and sentinel node micro-metastases.


Houvenaeghel G, de Nonneville A, Chopin N, Classe JM, Mazouni C, Chauvet MP, Reyal F, Tunon de Lara C, Jouve E, Rouzier R, Daraï E, Gimbergues P, Coutant C, Azuar AS, Villet R, Crochet P, Rua S, Bannier M, Cohen M, Boher JM


Results of IBCSG-23-01-trial which included breast cancer patients with involved sentinel nodes (SN) by isolated-tumor-cells or micro-metastases supported the non-inferiority of completion axillary-lymph-node-dissection (cALND) omission. However, current data are considered insufficient to avoid cALND for all patients with SN-micro-metastases.

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