Lymphedema after cancer treatment -- special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology presents research update

Jan. 4, 2018 - Individuals who have been treated for cancer are at risk for a complication called lymphedema: swelling in the body region where lymph nodes were removed, causing pain and limited function. New research and insights on the management of cancer-related lymphedema are presented in the January special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology, official journal of the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer. The special issue highlights progress in rehabilitation and physical therapy management of cancer-related lymphedema--including a new study identifying characteristics of patients who need extra support in practicing...

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