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Medical Degree by Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (1993). Residency in General Surgery, Hospital das Clínicas of Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (1994-1996). Surgical Oncology Fellowship at Hospital do Cancer - A C Camargo Cancer Center (1996-1999). Title of Breast Cancer Specialist by Sociedade Brasileira de Mastologia (Breast Brazilian Society) (1998). Research Fellowship at Breast Service at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY, USA (1999-2001). PhD degree by the Department of Surgery, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (2005). Postdoctoral at Sergio Arouca Escola Nacional de Saúde Publica (National School of Public Health) - Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (FIOCRUZ), Rio de Janeiro, RJ (2007-2009) with postdoctoral fellowship by FAPERJ. Masters of Business Administration (MBA) by Fundação Dom Cabral (FDC), Nova Lima, MG, and Hospital Sírio Libanês, São Paulo, SP (2010). Director, Department of Breast Surgery, A.C. Camargo Cancer Center (2014-2016). Professor of the Post-Graduation Program at A.C. Camargo Cancer Center (2014-2017). He is currently Head of the Breast Surgery Department of Hospital Sírio Libanês, São Paulo, SP. Fellow of the Society of Surgical Oncology - SSO (USA), Full Member of Sociedade Brasileira de Cirurgia Oncológica (Surgical Oncology Brazilian Society), Fellow of the Sociedade Brasileira de Mastologia (Breast Brazilian Society) and Member of the Scientific Board of FEMAMA (Federação Brasileira de Instituições Filantrópicas de Apoio à Saúde da Mama). He is also Permanent Professor of the Post-Graduation Program of Hospital Sírio Libanês. Research focus: Breast cancer, statistical predictive models of biological events. Index h = 11 (Web of Science). Index h = 11 (Scopus) (Source: Lattes Curriculum)
Sentinel lymph node (SLNB) biopsy is the standard approach for staging the axilla in breast cancer. To identify and localize the SLN, the standard of care methods is radioactive tracer. The main disadvantage of the radioisotope method is its high implementation cost, particularly in health care facilities without the availability of a nuclear medicine department, and logistics to perfor...
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