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Breast cancer and the NSABP-B32 sentinel node trial

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Krag, D., Harlow, S. & Julian, T. Breast cancer and the NSABP-B32 sentinel node trial. Breast Cancer 11, 221 (2004). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02984541

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Key words

  • Breast
  • Cancer
  • Lymph
  • Sentinel nodes