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Questions about Lumpectomy with Sentinel Node Biopsy.
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|12/5/2005||My mother had a lumpectomy with sentinel node biopsy. The pathology on the sentinel node showed a mass on the exterior. How could the cancer have traveled to the exterior of her lymph node? The surgeon and oncologist were both surprised and said this is atypical. What does this mean for her treatment and prognosis?|
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|12/6/2005||not sure.. very unusual. ask for your case to be presented to their tumor board for team discussion.|
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