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dc.title Internal mammary node management in breast cancer. A review en
dc.contributor.author Vrána, David
dc.contributor.author Gatěk, Jiří
dc.contributor.author Cwiertka, Karel
dc.contributor.author Lukešová, Lucie
dc.contributor.author Koranda, Pavel
dc.relation.ispartof Biomedical Papers
dc.identifier.issn 1213-8118 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2013
utb.relation.volume 157
utb.relation.issue 3
dc.citation.spage 261
dc.citation.epage 265
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci cs
dc.identifier.doi 10.5507/bp.2013.068
dc.relation.uri http://biomed.papers.upol.cz/artkey/bio-201303-0009_Internal_mammary_node_management_in_breast_cancer_A_review.php#.Upc2MeQaLwM
dc.subject Breast cancer en
dc.subject Internal mammary nodes en
dc.subject Radiotherapy en
dc.subject Sentinel node en
dc.description.abstract Background. Internal mammary nodes visualized during sentinel node biopsy for breast cancer, remain an unresolved management issue. Further, both internal mammary node (IMN) radiotherapy and biopsy have attendant risks and hence should be used with caution. The purpose of this review is to highlight the available data and evidence. Methods and Results. A PubMed database from 1960 to 2012 using key words: internal mammary nodes, breast cancer radiotherapy planning, adjuvant radiotherapy, sentinel node biopsy in breast cancer and selected publications on the significance of internal mammary nodes in breast cancer treatment, published data and approaches used. We found 14513 relevant papers and we selected 30 that clearly investigated the management of internal mammary nodes during sentinel node search. We focused on the incidence of IMN metastasis (6 papers), risk factors associated with IMN drainage (9 reports), management of IMN and the impact on disease free and overall patient survival (15 papers). Conclusions. The evidence for breast cancer axillary nodes management is good but the data for other draining nodes such as internal mammary nodes are far less conclusive and further research is needed. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Humanities
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1003539
utb.identifier.obdid 43870074
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-84887263983
utb.identifier.wok 000329091100010
utb.source j-scopus
dc.date.accessioned 2013-11-29T09:48:54Z
dc.date.available 2013-11-29T09:48:54Z
utb.contributor.internalauthor Gatěk, Jiří
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