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. May-Jun 2015;21(3):276-84.
doi: 10.1111/tbj.12391. Epub 2015 Mar 13.

Prevention and Management of Lymphedema After Breast Cancer Treatment

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Prevention and Management of Lymphedema After Breast Cancer Treatment

Shaila J Merchant et al. Breast J. .

Abstract

Lymphedema of the arm after breast cancer treatment continues to challenge clinicians worldwide. In this review, we examine the main modalities, both nonsurgical and surgical, to prevent and treat this as yet incurable condition.

Keywords: breast cancer; lymphedema; prevention; treatment.

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