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Bilateral Internal Mammary Lymph Nodes—Is Epsilateral Internal Mammary Node Treatment Sufficient?

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Internal mammary nodes are addressed in high risk group of patients of carcinoma breast. Though there is crossover of lymphatics across the mid-line, only ipsilateral internal mammary nodes are evaluated or treated. Considering the negative impact on survival of patients with inner quadrant tumor, do we need to treat bilateral internal mammary nodes?

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Waghmare, C. (2015) Bilateral Internal Mammary Lymph Nodes—Is Epsilateral Internal Mammary Node Treatment Sufficient?. Journal of Cancer Therapy, 6, 1273-1275. doi: 10.4236/jct.2015.615139.

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