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Prognostic and Therapeutic Uncertainty in Lymphedema
The recent Lymphatic Research Symposium with Dr. Babak Mehrara brought to light a very difficult subject for both clinicians and patients: how to address the potential risks regarding onset and manage...
Modern Day Compression Garments
“Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions.” Pablo Picasso Although my specialty is lymphedema therapy, my treatment philosophy has evolved to guide patients along a healing path s...
Lymphedema Risk During Air Travel
If you have had lymph node surgery such as an axillary lymph node dissection (ALND) or sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) and/or radiation therapy as a part of your breast cancer treatment then you a...
Use of Hand Compression and Compression Sleeves in Lymphedema Management and Prevention
Controversy persists regarding the benefits of compression garments in preventing lymphedema. A key stumbling block is the possibility of triggering hand lymphedema when wearing a sleeve without a glo...
Exercise for Lymphedema
Those suffering from breast cancer related lymphedema (BCRL) should remain active by engaging in an exercise program. Research demonstrates that participation in the correct type of physical activity...