Sentinel Node Biopsy shown to be very accurate

JMCC6(3)301-306  Excerpt of conclusions shown here

Despite differences in technique, the various studies reported confirm the SN hypothesis in breast cancer. The technical variations in themselves support the validity of the concept. The data overwhelmingly permit the simple statement that a tumor-free SN is indicative of a patient with node-negative breast cancer in nearly 100% of cases in experienced hands.

Authors: Philip I. Haigh, MD et al including Armand Guiliani, one of the well respected expert in this area

Emergence of SNB as Standard of Care

JNCI, 10/03

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