This series on “Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Gynecologic Cancer” is edited by Drs. Denis Querleu and Chérif Akladios from Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy.
In this series of the journal, the topics lectures given at the first IRCAD course on sentinel lymph node (SLN) in gynecologic oncology held in Strasbourg (France) in 2019 are compiled in order to address all the aspects of the theoretical basis and clinical applications of a concept which is becoming universally popular in gynecologic oncology.
Pathophysiological and anatomical basis of lymphatic transit of cancer cells and role of the lymphatic system: a review of published literature
Anatomical basis of lymph node detection in gynecologic cancers: a review from a surgical perspective
Narrative review of sentinel lymph node biopsy in breast cancer: a technique in constant evolution with still numerous unresolved questions
The saga of lymph node surgery in malignant melanoma: a history repeating itself in gynecologic oncology
The series “Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Gynecologic Cancer” was commissioned by the Editorial office, Chinese Clinical Oncology without any sponsorship or funding. Denis Querleu served as the unpaid Guest Editor for the series.