Credentialing of nuclear medicine physicians, surgeons, and pathologists as a multidisciplinary team for selective sentinel lymphadenectomy.

Masaki Kitajima, Yuko Kitagawa, Hirofumi Fujii, Makio Mukai, Atsushi Kubo

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Abstract

There are several possible applications of the sentinel lymph node (SLN) concept with different technological aspects such as individualized surgical management of solid tumors, multidisciplinary treatments, and novel therapeutic approaches. To achieve these clinical applications, multidisciplinary teamwork with surgeons, nuclear medicine physicians, and pathologists would be critically required. Interdisciplinary issues should be resolved in order to develop optimal standard procedures of SLN dissection for various solid tumors.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)253-267
Number of pages15
JournalCancer treatment and research
Volume127
Publication statusPublished - 2005

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Oncology
  • Cancer Research

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