Kathleen M Erb

Summary

Affiliation: Allegheny General Hospital
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Completion of axillary dissection for a positive sentinel node: necessary or not?
    Kathleen M Erb
    Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 11:15-20. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Axillary recurrences following positive sentinel lymph node biopsy with individual tumor cells or micrometastases and no axillary dissection
    Kathleen M Erb
    Department of Human Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Breast Dis 31:83-90. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Correlation of the use of axillary ultrasound and lymph node needle biopsy with surgical lymph node pathology in patients with invasive breast cancer
    Michael S Cowher
    Department of Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Surg 196:756-9. 2008
  4. pmc Prophylactic and Therapeutic Breast Conservation in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers
    Randal L Croshaw
    Allegheny General Hospital, 320 E North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4746, USA
    Int J Breast Cancer 2011:481563. 2011

Collaborators

  • Thomas B Julian
  • Randal L Croshaw
  • Michael S Cowher
  • Tesha L Williams
  • Megan L Marshall
  • William Poller

Detail Information

Publications4

  1. pmc Completion of axillary dissection for a positive sentinel node: necessary or not?
    Kathleen M Erb
    Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Curr Oncol Rep 11:15-20. 2009
    ..In selected patients, it may be appropriate to forgo an axillary node dissection, although there are no randomized clinical trial data to support or refute this suggestion...
  2. doi request reprint Axillary recurrences following positive sentinel lymph node biopsy with individual tumor cells or micrometastases and no axillary dissection
    Kathleen M Erb
    Department of Human Oncology, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15212, USA
    Breast Dis 31:83-90. 2010
    ..One should consider the tumor characteristics, findings within the SLN, and a multidisciplinary treatment plan. Clinical trial results may help to resolve the dilemma. There appears to be a low risk for axillary recurrence...
  3. doi request reprint Correlation of the use of axillary ultrasound and lymph node needle biopsy with surgical lymph node pathology in patients with invasive breast cancer
    Michael S Cowher
    Department of Surgery, Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Am J Surg 196:756-9. 2008
    ..Results vary regarding the utility of perioperative axillary ultrasound (AUS) and biopsy for detecting axillary metastases...
  4. pmc Prophylactic and Therapeutic Breast Conservation in BRCA1/2 Mutation Carriers
    Randal L Croshaw
    Allegheny General Hospital, 320 E North Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15212 4746, USA
    Int J Breast Cancer 2011:481563. 2011
    ..This paper reviews the available literature for breast conservation and surgical decision making in BRCA1/2 mutation carriers...