Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Male Breast Cancer

  • Male breast cancer occurs in less than two per 100,000 men in the United States:
    • Accounts for less than 1% of all breast cancers
  • Men are often diagnosed at a higher stage than women:
    • Approximately 40% of male patients:
      • Have more than three nodes involved with metastases at diagnosis
  • Several small studies have examined the role of SLNB in male breast cancer:
    • They have shown its accuracy:
      • SLNB can spare a significant number of male patients;
        • The morbidity of ALND

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