Professional education on breast-cancer-related lymphoedema and its relation to patient wellbeing

  • Published 2016
The most common cancer diagnosed in the UK is breast cancer, which is the most common cancer among women (Deo et al, 2004). The risks of developing lymphoedema are greater when both surgery and radiotherapy are used; there is a higher incidence of lymphoedema in these patients (Gilbert and Mortimer, 2001). Breast-cancer-related lymphoedema (BCRL) is a… CONTINUE READING