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lymphadenectomy

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

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

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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