Arm lymphedema in patients treated conservatively for breast cancer: relationship to patient age and axillary node dissection technique.

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Arm lymphedema (ALE) was evaluated in 74 patients treated conservatively for breast cancer. ALE was defined based upon measurements performed upon 35 volunteer subjects who did not have and were never treated for breast cancer. Multiple variable statistical analysis of 74 breast cancer patients revealed that age at diagnosis was the most important factor… (More)

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@article{Pezner1986ArmLI, title={Arm lymphedema in patients treated conservatively for breast cancer: relationship to patient age and axillary node dissection technique.}, author={Richard D. Pezner and Marcus Patterson and Laura Hill and James A. Lipsett and Khanjan Desai and N Vora and J. Y. Wong and K H Kevin Luk}, journal={International journal of radiation oncology, biology, physics}, year={1986}, volume={12 12}, pages={2079-83} }