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Cancer and Lymphedema

MD Anderson Presents Patient Power - October 7, 2008

Lymphedema, also known as lymphatic obstruction, is caused by an interruption of normal lymphatic flow, occurring most commonly in women who have had breast cancer surgery with removal of lymph nodes, followed by radiation therapy. Learn about treatment plans, including massage, skin care and exercise.

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Jan Scheetz, PT
Outpatient PT Supervisor,
Physical Therapy
Rehab/Physical Therapy

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