American Society of Clinical Oncology guideline recommendations for sentinel lymph node biopsy in early-stage breast cancer.

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Journal of clinical oncology : official journal of the American Society of Clinical Oncology, Volume 23, Issue 30, p.7703-20 (2005)


Breast Neoplasms, Disease-Free Survival, Female, Humans, Lymph Node Excision, Lymphatic Metastasis, Mastectomy, Segmental, Meta-Analysis as Topic, Quality of Life, Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy, Survival Rate


To develop a guideline for the use of sentinel node biopsy (SNB) in early stage breast cancer.