Professor of Surgery and Director, Student Research Programs.
The Pivotal Role of the lymphovascular system in cancer metastasis: Future perspectives
Article first published online: 7 APR 2011
Copyright © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.
Journal of Surgical Oncology
Special Issue: The Pivotal Role of the Lymphovascular System in Cancer Metastasis
Volume 103, Issue 6, pages 639–641, 1 May 2011
How to Cite
Leong, S. P.L. and Witte, M. (2011), The Pivotal Role of the lymphovascular system in cancer metastasis: Future perspectives. J. Surg. Oncol., 103: 639–641. doi: 10.1002/jso.21839
- Issue published online: 7 APR 2011
- Article first published online: 7 APR 2011
- Manuscript Accepted: 24 NOV 2010
- Manuscript Received: 16 NOV 2010
- lymphovascular system
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. J. Surg. Oncol. 2011;103:639–641. © 2011 Wiley-Liss, Inc.