Posts Tagged ‘Sentinel Lymph Node’

Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

A sentinel lymph node is the first node or nodes in the armpit that receive the lymphatic drainage from the breast.  If cancer exists in the breast, it might escape to the armpit lymph Read the rest of this entry »

Prophylactic Breast Dye Injection (PBDI): An Innovative Idea from the Pink Lotus Breast Center

Whenever women have an operation for breast cancer, surgeons routinely check the armpit to see if cancer has spread to the lymph nodes. This is called a sentinel lymph node biopsy. Read the rest of this entry »

My Cancer Journey Begins Now

So far, my cancer journey has been pretty easy. I’ve just gone to some appointments to meet with the members of my new healthcare team which includes a breast surgeon, oncologist and breast navigator Read the rest of this entry »