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lymphatic mapping

In the staging of cancers, injection of a tracer material near a tumor to determine the regional lymph nodes into which metastatic disease may first spread.
See: sentinel node (1)
See also: mapping
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methylene blue) that can be used successfully for lymphatic mapping where the incidence of allergic reactions is minimal?
Does tumor burden limit the accuracy of lymphatic mapping and sentinel lymph node biopsy in colorectal cancer?
Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, was able to identify sentinel nodes in nine patients using lymphatic mapping, and in a follow-up study of 52 patients he identified 88% of sentinel nodes, said Dr.
Guidelines for sentinel node biopsy and lymphatic mapping of patients with breast cancer.
Technical details of intraoperative lymphatic mapping for early stage melanoma.
Unusual aspects of breast cancer: case 3 - blue hives during lymphatic mapping for breast cancer.
Lymphatic mapping involves the injection of blue dye or a radionuclide, or both, adjacent to a cancerous tumor to identify the sentinel lymph nodes into which the tumor drains.
Nodal staging of colorectal carcinomas from quantitative and qualitative aspects: can lymphatic mapping help staging?
Lymphoseek is a receptor-targeted, small-molecule, investigational radiopharmaceutical used in lymphatic mapping procedures.
This finding strongly suggests that breast cancer lymphatic mapping via the sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) technique is a sensitive method for detecting nodal metastases.
NYSE MKT: NAVB), a biopharmaceutical company focused on precision diagnostic radiopharmaceuticals, today announced it has entered into an agreement to collaborate with Maimonides Medical Center to investigate the utility of Lymphoseek (technetium Tc 99m tilmanocept) Injection in lymphatic mapping procedures for colorectal cancer.
Its core product, Lymphoseek, a small-molecule radiopharmaceutical used in lymphatic mapping procedures, helps physician identify and target the lymph nodes that drain from a primary tumor that contain cancer cells.