Spring 2017 : Cancer Newsline: Understanding Lymphedema
Understanding lymphedema with Mark Schaverien, M.D.
A chronic condition involving swelling of the extremities, lymphedema is most commonly associated with breast cancer but affects patients with other forms of cancer. In this episode we examine the causes and effects of lymphedema.
Dr. Mark Schaverien discusses the causes and effects of lymphedema, a
disease that affects 16% of cancer survivors and 1 in 1,000 people in
the general population.