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BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES After surgery for breast cancer, data on the long-term impairment of upper limb activities of daily living (ADL) are scarce. The purpose of this study was to investigate the short- and long-term recovery of upper limb ADL function after surgery for breast cancer. METHODS Seventy-six patients, who underwent either a(More)
All breast cancer patients, suspected with lymph node invasion, need an axillary lymph node dissection. This study investigated the short- and long-term effects of the treatment for breast cancer on shoulder mobility, development of lymphoedema, pain and activities of daily living. Patients who had a modified radical mastectomy (33%) or a breast-conserving(More)
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