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Bull Cancer. 2014 Apr;101(4):342-4. doi: 10.1684/bdc.2014.1915.

[Nodes Dissections. What's up and what is at stake?].

[Article in French]

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  • 1ICL Alexis Vautrin, Département de chirurgie, 54519 Vandœuvre-lès-Nancy cedex, France.

Abstract

Radical nodes dissection has a diagnostic value and can play a part in the treatment. Its interest could be questionable according to efficacy of the associated treatments either adjuvant or neo-adjuvant. Above all, sentinel node dissection allows to avoid a radical dissection with deleterious effects.

KEYWORDS:

benefits/risks; nodes dissection; sentinel node biopsy

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24793623
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