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lymphadenectomy

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  • n. The surgical removal of lymph nodes, usually performed as part of the management of cancer.

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  • As well, a lymphadenectomy is also performed to remove all the lymph nodes in the pelvis.

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  • In fact, recent research published in Gynecologic Oncology has found a metastatic cancer detection rate almost three times higher with sentinel lymph node biopsy compared to lymphadenectomy.

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  • In addition to having a worse survival rate, patients operated on by a general surgeon were less likely to undergo preoperative staging with positron emission tomography, less likely to have lymphadenectomy, and less likely to receive neoadjuvant therapy, Dr. Farjah said.

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  • Cases involving ovary removal were more likely to include lymphadenectomy and adjuvant radiotherapy.

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  • Pelvic lymphadenectomy (removal of pelvic lymph nodes) may be valuable for staging in endometrial cancer; however, it does not improve survival rates in women with Stage I endometrial cancer, according to the results of a study published in the

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  • Tillmanns, who performed the Mid-South's first robotic-assisted hysterectomy and pelvic lymphadenectomy in February 2006, is a lead author of the study, which was released last month.

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  • From March 2002 to September 2007, 217 patients from 16 cancer centers who had undergone a lymphadenectomy for melanoma cancer were randomized to receive radiation treatment within 12 weeks after surgery or be observed, with a median follow-up of 27 months.

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  • When melanoma has spread from its original site to the lymph nodes, treatment typically involves surgically removing cancerous and the remaining lymph nodes in that region, a surgery called a lymphadenectomy.

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  • The article by Sasako et al. (July 31 issue) 1 addresses the efficacy of D2 lymphadenectomy alone versus D2 lymphadenectomy plus para-aortic nodal dissection (PAND) for gastric cancer.

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