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Sentinel Lymph Node Surgery After Chemotherapy Shows Accuracy in Nodal Staging in Breast Cancer

Sentinel lymph node surgery may provide a less-invasive alternative to axillary lymph node dissection for nodal staging in node-positive breast cancer.

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