Sentinel Lymph Node

A Sentinel Lymph Node is a CELL PATHOLOGICAL ABNORMALITY.

A Sentinel Lymph Node is the first Lymph Node to which cancer is likely to spread from the primary Tumour. When cancer spreads, the cancer CELLS may appear first in the Sentinel Lymph Node before spreading to other Lymph Nodes.

For further information on Sentinel Lymph Nodes, see the National Cancer Institute website.

 

This supporting information is also known by these names:
ContextAlias
alsoknownasSentinel Node
pluralSentinel Lymph Nodes

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