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International Journal of Breast Cancer
Volume 2011, Article ID 870263, 6 pages
Research Article

Evaluation of Sentinel Node Biopsy in Locally Advanced Breast Cancer Patients Who Become Clinically Node-Negative after Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy: A Preliminary Study

1Departments of Surgery and Pathology, Lady Hardinge Medical College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Marg, New Delhi 110001, India
2Department of Radiological Imaging, Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Sciences, Delhi 110054, India

Received 18 April 2011; Revised 9 August 2011; Accepted 11 August 2011

Academic Editor: Luciane R. Cavalli

Copyright © 2011 Shaji Thomas et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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