Breast Cancer Lymphedema

Known as: Breast Cancer Lymphedemas, Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema, Breast Cancer Related Arm Lymphedema 
Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical or radiation breast cancer treatments (e.g., MASTECTOMY… (More)
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2011
2011
The main purpose was to examine longitudinally the influence of body mass index (BMI) and obesity on the development of breast… (More)
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2010
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2010
Breast cancer survivors are at life-time risk of developing lymphedema (LE). Quantification of LE has been problematic as the… (More)
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2009
Review
2009
Lymphedema, which can be a debilitating sequela to breast cancer treatment, is characterized by an abnormal accumulation of lymph… (More)
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2006
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2006
Arm lymphedema develops in 10%-35% of patients who undergo axillary dissection and/or nodal radiation therapy for breast cancer… (More)
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2005
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2005
Breast cancer treatment is recognized as the most common cause of secondary lymphedema (LE) in the developed countries of the… (More)
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2005
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2005
Clinical trials of the effect of physical exercise on breast cancer related arm lymphedema (ALE) are very rare. The aim of this… (More)
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2003
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2003
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to determine the accuracy of using self-reported signs and symptoms to identify the presence of… (More)
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2002
2002
We examined factors that may influence the development of arm lymphedema following breast cancer treatment including the specific… (More)
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2001
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2001
BACKGROUND Lymphedema of the arm is a serious consequence of breast carcinoma treatment. Postmastectomy lymphedema of the upper… (More)
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2000
Review
2000
About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. In addition to the worry of the cancer itself, the… (More)
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