International Journal of Clinical Oncology

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 1–2

Japanese contribution to the field of sentinel lymph node biopsy for breast cancer patients: introduction to invited articles

Introduction to Invited Review Articles


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    Tsujimoto M, Nakabayashi K, Yoshidome K (2007) One-step nucleic acid amplification for intraoperative detection of lymph node metastasis in breast cancer patients. Clin Cancer Res 13:4807–4816CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Tamaki Y, Akiyama F, Iwase T et al (2009) Molecular detection of lymph node metastases in breast cancer patients: results of a multicenter trial using the one-step nucleic acid amplification assay. Clin Cancer Res 15:2879–2884CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Giuliano AE, Hunt KK, Ballman KV et al (2011) Axillary dissection vs no axillary dissection in women with invasive breast cancer and sentinel node metastasis: a randomized clinical trial. JAMA 305:569–575CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar
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    Kitai T, Inomoto T, Miwa M et al (2005) Fluorescence navigation with indocyanine green for detecting sentinel lymph nodes in breast cancer. Breast Cancer 12:211–215CrossRefPubMedGoogle Scholar

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© Japan Society of Clinical Oncology 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Breast and Endocrine SurgeryOsaka University Graduate School of MedicineOsakaJapan

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