The Pivotal Role of the lymphovascular system in cancer metastasis: Future perspectives

Stanley P L Leong, Marlys H Witte

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Nodal status is the most important predictor in patients with solid cancer. In general, sentinel lymph node is the gateway to regional nodal metastasis and beyond. Biomarkers and gene profiles are being developed to stage and subgroup cancer patients more accurately for more effective personalized therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)639-641
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Surgical Oncology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - May 1 2011


  • cancer
  • lymphovascular system

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Oncology

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