Nonetheless, sentinel node biopsy is still considered an experimental procedure by most clinicians. My advice is that patients with squamous cancer of the upper aerodigestive tract, who are staged N0, benefit from having elective selective neck dissection based on anatomical risk, Dr. Johnson said. I think sentinel node biopsy for aerodigestive cancer is not yet ready. It is not yet the standard of care.
Explore This IssueJuly 2007
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