Sentinel lymph node

Sentinel Lymph Node: First lymph node to receive drainage from the primary tumor. Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy is performed to determine early Metastasis status because cancer cells may appear first in the sentinel node.1

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References

  1. Source: MeSH (U.S. National Library of Medicine)
  2. Source: MedLinePlus (NIH): medlineplus.gov/ benigntumors.html

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