Aggressive Surgical Excision of Supraclavicular Lymph Node Did Not Improve the Outcomes of Breast Cancer With Supraclavicular Lymph Node Involvement (KROG 16-14)

Kyubo Kim, Su Ssan Kim, Kyung Hwan Shin, Jin Ho Kim, Seung Do Ahn, Doo Ho Choi, Won Park, Sun Young Lee, Mison Chun, Jin Hee Kim, Yong Bae Kim, Jihye Cha, Hae Jin Park, Dong Soo Lee, Wonguen Jung

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Abstract

With the development of imaging technologies, supraclavicular (SCN) and/or internal mammary nodes are increasingly detected in locally advanced breast cancers. The impact of aggressive treatment such as SCN excision was investigated via a large-scale multicenter study. When breast surgery, systemic therapy, and adjuvant radiotherapy were given, SCN excision did not improve locoregional control or survival.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-60
Number of pages10
JournalClinical Breast Cancer
Volume20
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 2020

Keywords

  • Internal mammary node
  • Non-axillary regional lymph node
  • Prognostic factors
  • Radiation therapy
  • Upfront surgery

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