Sentinel nodes in vulvar cancer: Long-term follow-up of the GROningen INternational Study on Sentinel nodes in Vulvar cancer (GROINSS-V) I

N. C. Grootenhuis, te, A. G. J. van der Zee, H. C. van Doorn, J. van der Velden, I. Vergote, V. Zanagnolo, P. J. Baldwin, K. N. Gaarenstroom, E. B. van Dorst, J. W. Trum, B. F. M. Slangen, I. B. Runnebaum, K. Tamussino, R. H. Hermans, D. M. Provencher, G. H. de Bock, J. A. de Hullu, M. H. M. Oonk*

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Abstract

Objective. In 2008 GROINSS-V-I, the largest validation trial on the sentinel node (SN) procedure in vulvar cancer, showed that application of the SN-procedure in patients with early-stage vulvar cancer is safe. The current study aimed to evaluate long-term follow-up of these patients regarding recurrences and survival. Methods. From 2000 until 2006 GROINSS-V-I included 377 patients with unifocal squamous cell carcinoma of the vulva (T1,

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)8-14
Number of pages7
JournalGynecologic Oncology
Volume140
Issue number1
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jan-2016

Keywords

  • Vulvar cancer
  • Sentinel node
  • Long-term follow-up
  • SQUAMOUS-CELL CARCINOMA
  • RECURRENCE
  • MULTICENTER
  • SURVIVAL
  • PATTERNS
  • BIOPSY
  • WOMEN

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