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

Publication Type:

Journal Article


Annals of surgical oncology (2014)


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


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.