Radical lymph node dissection

Radical lymph node dissection is a surgical procedure to remove most or all of the lymph nodes that drain lymph from the area around a tumor. The lymph nodes are then examined under a microscope to see if cancer cells have spread to them.

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* [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db_alpha.aspx?CdrID=44618 Radical lymph node dissection] entry in the public domain NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


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