Predictors and Outcomes of Completion Axillary Node Dissection Among Older Breast Cancer Patients.

Publication Type:

Journal Article

Source:

Annals of surgical oncology (2014)

Keywords:

2014, Clinical Research Division, March 2014, Public Health Sciences Division

Abstract:

The role of completion axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) for older women who had sentinel lymph node-positive (SLN+) invasive breast cancer is unclear. We examined factors predictive of ALND and the association between ALND, adjuvant chemotherapy administration, and survival.