Factors influencing axillary node metastasis in breast cancer


Cetintas S. , Kurt M. , Ozkan L., Engin K., Gokgoz S., Tasdelen I.

TUMORI J, vol.92, no.5, pp.416-422, 2006 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 92 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/030089160609200509
  • Title of Journal : TUMORI J
  • Page Numbers: pp.416-422
  • Keywords: axillary lymph node involvement, breast cancer, prognostic factors, SENTINEL LYMPH-NODE, CLINICAL-PRACTICE GUIDELINES, POSTMASTECTOMY RADIOTHERAPY, CONSERVATIVE MANAGEMENT, PROGNOSTIC-SIGNIFICANCE, VESSEL INVASION, TUMOR SIZE, DISSECTION, RECURRENCE, INVOLVEMENT

Abstract

Aims and background: The status of the axillary lymph nodes at the time of diagnosis has been accepted as one of the most important prognostic factors for the overall and disease-free survival of patients with breast cancer. The aim of our study was to determine which factors influence axillary node involvement in invasive breast cancer.