Date Authored: March 1, 2008

Explanation of what lymph nodes are, including what is meant by “node-positive” and “node-negative”, lymph node biopsy and sentinel lymph node surgery.

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Adapted and translated with permission from, and funding from Avon and Lance Armstrong Foundations.

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