axillary node

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any of the lymph glands of the armpit

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For women with no suspicious axillary nodes who undergo breast-conserving therapy, there is little evidence of benefit in doing a complete axillary node dissection compared with sentinel node biopsy alone, the reviewers report.
The median number of sentinel nodes removed was two, and the median number of axillary nodes, 11.
For in vitro micropropagation, three types of explants were tested: cotyledonary nodes, axillary nodes and terminal apex.
The results also imply that axillary node dissection is no longer warranted in such patients, because "the only additional information gained .
Clinicopathologic factors predicting involvement of nonsentinel axillary nodes in women with breast cancer.
Axillary node staging by ultrasonography and fine-needle aspiration cytology in patients with breast cancer.
It showed mildly hypermetabolic activity in the right axillary node but everything else was gone
Data from recent research studies suggest that the incidence of lymphoedema after axillary node dissection and radiation therapy ranges from 10% to 31% (Shih 2009, ThomasMcLean 2008, Hayes 2008).
For women receiving BCS, Table 3 shows the percent and relative risks of receiving axillary node dissections and radiotherapy.
Pathologic examination, confirmed on review at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, revealed follicular non-Hodgkins lymphoma in the left inguinal node and mixed cellularity Hodgkins lymphoma in the right axillary node.
Thirty-year follow-up data demonstrated that a positive internal mammary node has the same prognostic power as a positive axillary node.
In the hands of expert surgeons, the less-invasive procedure appears to be as accurate as an axillary node dissection, with less chance for side effects (see "MOre on Sentinel Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer" below).
In the hands of expert surgeons, the technique appears to be as accurate as a full axillary node dissection, with less chance for side effects.
These subjects were randomly assigned to undergo standard axillary node dissection (445 patients) or no axillary node dissection (446 patients), followed by whole-breast tangential-field radiation (not third-field nodal irradiation) and whatever adjuvant systemic therapy their treating physicians deemed necessary.