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Evidence-Based Strategies Help Guide Need for ALND in Breast Cancer

In Clinical Studies News by Barbara Jacoby

By: Jessica Herger From: Axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) is the standard of care for patients with breast cancer who have positive sentinel lymph nodes after neoadjuvant chemotherapy, said Anees B. Chagpar, MD, MBA, MPH, FACS, FRCS(C). However, several evidence-based strategies may inform which patients can be spared the invasive procedure and of the toxicities associated with the approach. …