Sentinel Node Biopsy (cont.)
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Surgeons who are experts at sentinel node biopsy can identify the sentinel lymph node in 85%-98% of patients. They can also accurately determine if the cancer is spreading in 95% of patients. The false-negative rate is less than 5%.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/20/2014
Leigh A Neumayer, MD, MS, FACS
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