The importance of extracapsular extension of axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer.


Ilknur G., Hilmi A., Tulay C., Oguz Q., Selma S., Serdar S., ...More

Tumori, vol.90, no.1, pp.107-11, 2004 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 90 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1177/030089160409000122
  • Journal Name: Tumori
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.107-11
  • Keywords: axillary lymph node metastases, breast cancer, extracapsular extension, EXTRANODAL EXTENSION, RECURRENCE, CARCINOMA, THERAPY, RADIOTHERAPY, NUMBER
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Purpose: To evaluate the prognostic value of extracapsular extension (ECE) of axillary lymph node metastases in 221 patients with axillary lymph node-positive, T1-T2 breast cancer treated at Dokuz Eylul University Hospital, Department of Radiation Oncology.