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Manual edema mobilization (MEM) is a method of edema reduction… Expand BackgroundBreast-conservation surgery plus radiotherapy has become the standard of care for early-stage breast cancer; we… Expand PURPOSE
As life expectancy improves for women with breast cancer, more women will be living with symptoms of lymphedema. This… Expand Ipsilateral arm edema can be a troublesome adverse sequel of breast conservation therapy. We carried out a prospective study of… Expand BACKGROUND
With the general acceptance of lumpectomy, axillary staging, and radiotherapy as local treatment for infiltrating… Expand This work examined whether ultrasonography (US) provides detailed information about physical characteristics of lymphedema and… Expand About one-third of all women treated for breast cancer develop arm lymphedema. In addition to the worry of the cancer itself, the… Expand PURPOSE
To determine the incidence of arm edema in women with early-stage breast cancer after breast-conserving surgery and… Expand To identify risk factors in the development of arm edema (AE) after conservative management of breast cancer, the authors… Expand Between January, 1967 and July, 1980, 176 women who were referred to the Joint Center for Radiation Therapy (JCRT) for definitive… Expand