PREDICTING LIKELIHOOD OF HAVING FOUR OR MORE POSITIVE NODES IN PATIENT WITH SENTINEL LYMPH NODE-POSITIVE BREAST CANCER: A NOMOGRAM VALIDATION STUDY


Unal B. , Gur A. S. , Beriwal S., Tang G., Johnson R., Ahrendt G., ...More

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS, vol.75, no.4, pp.1035-1040, 2009 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 75 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2008.12.028
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RADIATION ONCOLOGY BIOLOGY PHYSICS
  • Page Numbers: pp.1035-1040

Abstract

Purpose: Katz suggested a nomogram for predicting having four or more positive nodes in sentinel lymph node (SLN)-positive breast cancer patients. The findings from this formula might influence adjuvant radiotherapy decisions. Our goal was to validate the accuracy of the Katz nomogram.