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nodal status

indicates whether the cancer has spread to lymph nodes (node-positive) or has not spread to lymph nodes (node-negative). See also lymph node.

Treatment of invasive breast cancer, by stage

... with a sentinel lymph node biopsy or an axillary lymph node dissection ... of these,
depending on the patient's age, estrogen-receptor status, and HER2 ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/breastcancer/detailedguide/breast-cancer-treating-by-stage

Cancer Glossary

... nodal status Search. indicates whether the cancer has spread to lymph nodes
(node-positive) or has not spread to lymph nodes (node-negative). ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/cancerglossary/index.aspx?letter=n

In Press Published

... Association of insurance status and ethnicity with cancer stage at diagnosis
for 12 ... and Ward, EM Disparities in receipt of lymph node biopsy among ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/content/@editorial/documents/document/acspc-033638.pdf

Saved this Article

... What if my report mentions micrometastases in a lymph node? ... When the
result is 2+, the HER2 status of the tumor is not clear. ...

http://www.cancer.org/treatment/understandingyourdiagnosis/understandingyourpathologyreport/breastpathology/breast-cancer-pathology

MediaRoom - Press Releases

... strongest predictors of advanced disease were health insurance status and
type. ... for advanced disease, largest tumors, or lymph node involvement. ...

http://pressroom.cancer.org/index.php?s=43&item=43

Skin Cancer: Merkel Cell Carcinoma

... based on the change in cancer status.) ... Sentinel lymph node biopsy for
evaluation and ... Pathologic nodal evaluation improves prognostic accuracy ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/acspc-041578-pdf.pdf

Hodgkin Disease

... plan is adjusted based on the change in cancer status.) ... which included lymph
node areas in the neck ... combination was called total nodal irradiation. ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003105-pdf.pdf

Penile Cancer

... surgical lymph node biopsies, which include sentinel lymph node biopsies
and ... is added to the diagnosis to explain the current disease status ...

http://www.cancer.org/acs/groups/cid/documents/webcontent/003132-pdf.pdf

Treatment options for oral cavity and oropharyngeal cancer by ...

... they may also need to be removed (a lymph node dissection) after ... it has spread,
the expected side effects, and the patient's current health status. ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/oralcavityandoropharyngealcancer/detailedguide/oral-cavity-and-oropharyngeal-cancer-treating-by-stage

How is penile cancer staged?

... but more information is added to the diagnosis to explain the current disease
status. ... N1: The cancer has spread to a single lymph node in the groin ...

http://www.cancer.org/cancer/penilecancer/detailedguide/penile-cancer-staging