Routine Axillary Ultrasound for Patients with T1–T2 Breast Cancer Does Not Increase the Rate of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Based on Predictive Modeling

Routine Axillary Ultrasound for Patients with T1–T2 Breast Cancer Does Not Increase the Rate of... Ann Surg Oncol https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6545-z OR IG INA L A R TIC L E – BREA S T O NC OLOG Y Routine Axillary Ultrasound for Patients with T1–T2 Breast Cancer Does Not Increase the Rate of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Based on Predictive Modeling 1,2 2 2 2 Jennifer Wellington, MD , Thomas Sanders, PhD , Charles Mylander, PhD , Ashley Alden , Christine Harris, 3 2 2 2 2 2 MD , Robert Buras, MD , Lorraine Tafra, MD , Wen Liang, DO , Lacey Stelle, MD , Martin Rosman, MD , and Rubie Sue Jackson, MD, MPH 1 2 Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda; Fortney Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis; Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond ABSTRACT any other treatment model could decrease the rate of Background. Since publication of the American College ALND. of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 trial results, demon- Results. Using the routine AUS and the authors’ algo- strating that many patients with nonpalpable axillary lymph rithm, the predicted ALND rate was 9%, versus 10% for a nodes and one or two positive sentinel nodes do not require strategy of no AUS, with overlapping uncertainty intervals. axillary lymph node dissection (ALND), http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Annals of Surgical Oncology Springer Journals

Routine Axillary Ultrasound for Patients with T1–T2 Breast Cancer Does Not Increase the Rate of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Based on Predictive Modeling

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Springer International Publishing
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Copyright © 2018 by Society of Surgical Oncology
Subject
Medicine & Public Health; Surgical Oncology; Oncology; Surgery
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1068-9265
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1534-4681
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10.1245/s10434-018-6545-z
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Ann Surg Oncol https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-018-6545-z OR IG INA L A R TIC L E – BREA S T O NC OLOG Y Routine Axillary Ultrasound for Patients with T1–T2 Breast Cancer Does Not Increase the Rate of Axillary Lymph Node Dissection Based on Predictive Modeling 1,2 2 2 2 Jennifer Wellington, MD , Thomas Sanders, PhD , Charles Mylander, PhD , Ashley Alden , Christine Harris, 3 2 2 2 2 2 MD , Robert Buras, MD , Lorraine Tafra, MD , Wen Liang, DO , Lacey Stelle, MD , Martin Rosman, MD , and Rubie Sue Jackson, MD, MPH 1 2 Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda; Fortney Breast Center, Anne Arundel Medical Center, Annapolis; Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond ABSTRACT any other treatment model could decrease the rate of Background. Since publication of the American College ALND. of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0011 trial results, demon- Results. Using the routine AUS and the authors’ algo- strating that many patients with nonpalpable axillary lymph rithm, the predicted ALND rate was 9%, versus 10% for a nodes and one or two positive sentinel nodes do not require strategy of no AUS, with overlapping uncertainty intervals. axillary lymph node dissection (ALND),

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Annals of Surgical OncologySpringer Journals

Published: Jun 4, 2018

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