Randomized controlled trial of the Breast Cancer Recovery Program for women with breast cancer-related lymphedema.

@article{McClure2010RandomizedCT,
  title={Randomized controlled trial of the Breast Cancer Recovery Program for women with breast cancer-related lymphedema.},
  author={Marjorie K McClure and Richard J McClure and Richard Day and Adam M. Brufsky},
  journal={The American journal of occupational therapy : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={64 1},
  pages={59-72}
}
Evidence-based exercise and relaxation recommendations for people with breast cancer-related lymphedema (BCRL) are needed. We report a randomized controlled study of one program, designed to achieve synergistic improvements in physical and emotional BCRL symptoms. People in the treatment group received an exercise and relaxation program, The Breast Cancer Recovery Program (N=16). The control participants (N=16) continued with health professionals' recommendations. Participants were tested at… CONTINUE READING

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