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Breast Cancer Patients May be Spared Additional Surgery
Date:5/20/2009

NorthShore University HealthSystem Researcher reports in the Journal of Clinical Oncology.

Evanston, IL (Vocus) May 20, 2009 -- A recent study in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, authored by David J. Winchester, FACS, M.D., Chief of General Surgery and Surgical Oncology, NorthShore University HealthSystem, concludes that women whose breast cancer has spread to the lymph nodes may not need a radical lymph node surgery.

The observational study of more than 97,000 women whose breast cancer spread to the lymph nodes indicates that women with microscopic lymph node metastases detected on sentinel lymph node (SLN) biopsy, shared the same benefit and survival rate as those who underwent a SLN biopsy with a more invasive completion axillary lymph node dissection (ALND). The analysis was conducted using the National Cancer Database of the American College of Surgeons and was published in the Journal of Clinical Oncology, May 2009.

Dr. Winchester, along with the other study authors, analyzed data from approximately 1,400 hospitals. The women whose breast cancer cases were analyzed underwent SLN biopsy for clinically node-negative breast cancer from 1998 to 2005 and were found to have nodal metastases. The authors report that some patients with lymph node metastases identified on sentinel node biopsy may not need to have the rest of their lymph nodes removed.

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