Lymphedema : understanding and managing lymphedema after cancer treatment /

To shed light on this often-misunderstood and overlooked condition, the experts at the American Cancer Society have created an up-to-date, comprehensive guide to every aspect of lymphedema, a buildup of fluid that results in swelling of the arm or leg and other potential complications. This practica...

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Corporate Author: American Cancer Society.
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Language:English
Published:Atlanta, Ga. : American Cancer Society, ©2006.
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505 0 |a Foreword by Sam Donaldson -- Preface by Ruth Mccorkle -- Introduction -- What is lymphedema? -- Who is at risk for lymphedema? -- Can precautions lower the risk of triggering lymphedema? -- Early diagnosis is essential -- Preparing for treatment and setting goals -- Treatment options -- Practical concerns: treatment centers, cost, and insurance -- Coping with lymphedema -- The future of lymphedema -- Resources -- Glossary -- References -- Index. 
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