Advances in Breast Cancer Management by Melody A. Cobleigh M.D. (auth.), William J. Gradishar M.D.,

By Melody A. Cobleigh M.D. (auth.), William J. Gradishar M.D., William C. Wood M.D. (eds.)

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Long-term surveillance of mortality and cancer incidence in women receiving hormone replacement therapy. Br J Obstet Gynecol 94:620, 1987. 100. Henderson BE, Paganini-Hill A, Ross RK. Decreased mortality in users of estrogen replacement therapy. Arch Intern Med 151:75,1991. 101. Criqui MH, Suarez L, Barrett-Connor E, et al. Postmenopausal estrogen use and mortality. Am J EpidemioI128:606, 1988. Advances in Breast Cancer Management 23 102. Ewertz M, Gillanders S, Meyer L, Zedeler K. Survival of breast cancer patients in relation to factors which affect the risk of developing breast cancer.

No injuries to the long thoracic, thoracodorsal, or intercostobrachial nerves have been reported. The incidence of lymphedema is unknown, but will probably be low, equivalent to that for excisional lymph node biopsy. Side effects from isosulfan blue are also infrequent. The skin overlying the injection site may turn an obvious blue color. This will usually disappear over several days or weeks, but occasionally a slight bluish hue will persist in the breast for months, which is usually not bothersome for the patient.

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