Spring 2009, Volume 4, Number 1

Breast Sentinel Node Biopsy Guideline

The guideline for “Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Early-Stage Breast Cancer” is in the process of being finalized, with expected release for Summer 2009. 

Topics detailed in the guideline include:

  • Clinical practice recommendations and evidence
    • The role of SLNB in specific clinical circumstances
    • Factors that affect the success of SLNB
    • Potential harms and benefits
    • Technical aspects SLNB
  • Organization of care recommendations

The guideline has been developed in partnership with the Program in Evidence Based Care and an Expert panel, led by Dr. Ralph George and its members of experts in breast surgery, pathologists and nuclear medicine. 

Cancer System Quality Index (CSQI) 2009
New Projects on the Horizon: Thoracic Cancer Surgery
Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Credits On-the-Go!
Collaborative Staging
Regional Updates
Conference and Events
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