The Sentinel Node
In 1998 a young surgeon joined the Institute of Nuclear Medicine, for a 3 year program leading to a PhD. It became the most successful collaboration between Nuclear Medicine and Surgical Oncology, in a field which barely a few months later, had been baptised by a most eminent Dutch surgeon, S. Meijers as “the most significant advance in surgical oncology – 1st International SLN Congress-Amsterdam 1999”. The young surgeon was Mohammad Keshtgar, now an eminent breast specialist, his profile recently reviewed in Lancet Oncology July 2011.
KeywordsBreast Cancer Sentinel Node Penile Cancer Internal Mammary Lymph Node Successful Collaboration
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