Original Publication Date: 29 November, 2013
Publication / Source: Future Oncology
Authors: Anneliese M Lawn, Adam E Frampton, Jonathan Krell, Shamaela Waheed & Adam Stacey-Clear
Evaluation of: Dings PJ, Elferink MA, Strobbe LJ, de Wilt JH. The prognostic value of lymph node ratio in node-positive breast cancer: a Dutch nationwide population-based study. Ann. Surg. Oncol. 20(8), 2607–2614 (2013). Breast cancer (BC) is the most common cancer in women worldwide and affects one in eight women in the UK at some point in their lifetime. Advances in treatment have led to greatly improved survival rates. Management of axillary lymph node (LN) metastases has been a controversial but evolving area of BC therapy.