Lymphedema: What You Need To Know

Learn everything you need to know about lymphedema, including risk reduction and treatment for this condition.
Lymphedema: The Basics
Learn everything you need to know about lymphedema, including risk reduction and treatment for this condition.
Understanding and Decreasing Lymphedema Risk
Following some treatments for cancer, there is a risk of developing lymphedema. Lymphedema is an uncomfortable swelling that occurs in the area where you had cancer treatment.
Treatment for Lymphedema: Complete Decongestive Therapy (CDT)
Lymphedema occurs as a result of damage to the lymph nodes or lymph vessels.
Lymphedema and Exercise FAQs
You can exercise with lymphedema with a few tips to stay safe.
FAQs About Lymphedema Garments and Bandaging
Common questions about using bandages for complete decongestive therapy.
Insurance and Lymphedema Treatment
Introduction to what you need to know about insurance coverage for lymphedema treatment and supplies.
Lymphedema and Travel
Travel can include many physical stresses that may affect a body part that is at risk for lymphedema.

News
Physical Therapy Can Cut Risk of Post-Surgical Lymphedema

Aug 27, 2014 - The risk of secondary lymphedema in breast cancer surgery patients can be significantly reduced by the early introduction of post-surgical physical therapy, according to a study published online Jan. 12 in BMJ.



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