Lifestyle Risk Factors Associated with Arm Swelling Among Women with Breast Cancer

@article{Showalter2012LifestyleRF,
  title={Lifestyle Risk Factors Associated with Arm Swelling Among Women with Breast Cancer},
  author={Shayna L. Showalter and Justin Ma and Andrea Lynne Cheville and Carla Suzanne Fisher and Dahlia M Sataloff and MPH Kathryn H. Schmitz},
  journal={Annals of Surgical Oncology},
  year={2012},
  volume={20},
  pages={842-849}
}
Breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) is a feared complication for breast cancer patients who have undergone axillary surgery. Although clinical risk factors for BCRL are defined, data are sparse regarding common exposures that might induce incident arm swelling. The goal of this study was to quantify the association between common exposures thought to be… CONTINUE READING