News tagged with lymphedema

Attitudes predict ability to follow post-treatment advice

Women are more likely to follow experts' advice on how to reduce their risk of an important side effect of breast cancer surgery—like lymphedema—if they feel confident in their abilities and know how to manage stress, ...

Dec 06, 2012
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Individualized care best for lymphedema patients: scientist

Millions of American cancer survivors experience chronic discomfort as a result of lymphedema, a common side effect of surgery and radiation therapy in which affected areas swell due to protein-rich fluid buildup. After reviewing ...

Aug 10, 2012
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