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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Mapeo de ganglios linfáticos

Lymph node mapping
The use of dyes and radioactive substances to identify lymph nodes that may contain tumor cells. Also called lymphatic mapping.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.