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Lymphedema: Basics, Management and New Research – CNL
Many women and men develop lymphedema following cancer surgery. Its onset can occur as far out as two–five years later. Kathleen Smalky, M.D., associate professor in the Department of General Internal Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains how lymphedema occurs, why self-care is important, and discusses what research is being conducted to help those who have this common condition.
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Title: Lymphedema: Basics, Management and New Research – CNL
Summary: Many women and men develop lymphedema following cancer surgery. Its onset can occur as far out as two–five years later. Kathleen Smalky, M.D., associate professor in the Department of General Internal Medicine at MD Anderson Cancer Center, explains how lymphedema occurs, why self-care is important, and discusses what research is being conducted to help those who have this common condition.
Keywords: Cancer Newsline, CNL, lymphedema, cancer, research, Kathleen Smalky
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