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Topic: SLNB Offers No Benefits for Older Women W/ DCIS

Forum: DCIS (Ductal Carcinoma In Situ) — Just diagnosed, in treatment, or finished treatment for DCIS.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2019 01:44PM

Moderators wrote:

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy Offers No Benefits for Older Women With DCIS
October 30, 2019

For older women diagnosed with DCIS, adding sentinel lymph node biopsy to lumpectomy didn't reduce the risk of dying from breast cancer, didn't lower the risk of being diagnosed with invasive breast cancer, and didn't reduce the number of additional cancer treatments a woman had. Read more...

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