ALNM

(redirected from Axillary Lymph Node Metastases)
AcronymDefinition
ALNMAxillary Lymph Node Metastases
ALNMAmerican Lebanese National Mission (Houston, TX)
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Cytologically proven axillary lymph node metastases are eradicated in patients receiving preoperative chemotherapy with concurrent trastuzumab for HER2-positive breast cancer.
The importance of extracapsular extension of axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer.
Prognostic value of extracapsular extension of axillary lymph node metastases in T1 to T3 breast cancer [published online ahead of print March 3, 2005].
The sensitivity of MRI for detecting axillary lymph node metastases was low, at 53%, likely due to the fact that replacement of a lymph node by tumor is necessary for morphologic changes to occur in the node which can be detected at MRI, while histopathology detects a much smaller tumor burden.
Axillary lymph node metastases in patients with breast carcinomas: assessment with nonenhanced versus uspio-enhanced MR imaging.
Patterns of axillary lymph node metastases in breast cancer.
Using polymerase chain reaction technology they discuss a quick and apparently reliable method of real-time assay to detect sentinel axillary lymph node metastases intraoperatively by assessing the homogenate of the nodal tissue.
Occult axillary lymph node metastases in invasive breast carcinoma: characteristics of the primary tumor and significance of the metastases.
Occult axillary lymph node metastases are of no prognostic significance in breast cancer.
This investigation was aimed at studying the morphology and immunohistochemical characteristics of a consecutive series of ER-negative breast carcinomas to try to identify features that may be more commonly associated with increased aggressiveness as indicated by the presence of axillary lymph node metastases.