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What does AD stand for?

AD stands for axillary dissection


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Axillary dissection is utilized to stage breast cancer in order to determine the necessity of further treatment based on cancer cell spread.
axillary dissection involves looking at the axillary lymph nodes for signs of cancer spread
1. JAMA. 2011 Feb 9;305(6):569-75. doi: 10.1001/jama.2011.90. Axillary dissection vs no axillary dissection in women with invasive breast cancer and sentinel node...
Women with Breast Cancer Micrometastases in Their Sentinel Lymph Nodes May Not Need Axillary Dissection
Postoperative Instructions for Sentinel Node Biopsy, Possible Axillary Dissection Thank you for choosing Catholic Health as your healthcare provider.