Axillary lymph node dissection

The surgery that is performed on the lymph nodes in the armpit includes two techniques that aim to establish the histological status of the nodes that drain the breast (detect the presence of any cancerous cells).

Axillary node dissection

Sentinel lymph node biopsy

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