The objective of this study was to compare the effectiveness of sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) and no SLNB on (1) short- and long-term complications and (2) long-term outcomes in women over age 67 diagnosed with DCIS who underwent breast-conserving surgery.

Project page: Comparing Treatment for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) with or without Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
Principal Investigator: Shiyi Wang, MD, PhD
Organization: Yale University
Original project title: Comparative Effectiveness of Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ
HSRProj ID: 20163062 ID: NCT02908178

To cite this document, please use: Wang S-Y, Hung, P, Killelea BK, et al. (2020). Comparing Treatment for Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS) With or Without Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy. Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI).


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