Chronic oedema/lymphoedema: under-recognised and under-treated.


Even though it is estimated that at least 300 000 people in Canada may be affected by chronic oedema/lymphoedema, recognition of the seriousness of this chronic disease in health care is scarce. Lymphoedema affects up to 70% of breast and prostate cancer patients, substantially increasing their postoperative medical costs. Adding to this problem are the… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/iwj.12224


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