Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Patients With Early-Stage Breast Cancer: American Society of Clinical Oncology Clinical Practice Guideline Update

A clinical practice guideline for patients with early stage breast cancer who may be candidates for sentinel node biopsy. The guideline examines the use of sentinel node biopsy in relation to axillary lymph node dissection, with a focus on patients who have metastatic findings. Outcomes of interest include longer disease free survival and improved therapeutic efficacy.