The effect of internal mammary lymph node biopsy on the therapeutic decision and survival of patients with breast cancer


ÖZMEN V., ÖZÇINAR B., Bozdogan A., Eralp Y., YAVUZ E., DİNÇER M. Z.

EJSO, vol.41, no.10, pp.1368-1372, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 41 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ejso.2015.07.005
  • Journal Name: EJSO
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED)
  • Page Numbers: pp.1368-1372
  • Keywords: Internal mammary lymph node biopsy, Early stage breast cancer, Sentinel lymph node biopsy, Stage migration, Survival, METASTASES, CHAIN, DISSECTION, DRAINAGE, REAPPRAISAL, PROGNOSIS, RISK
  • Acibadem Mehmet Ali Aydinlar University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background: The role of internal mammary lymph node biopsy (IMLNB) is still being discussed in breast cancer treatment. The aim of this study was to investigate the role of IMLNB on adjuvant therapy and survival of patients with breast cancer.