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Treatments other than surgery may influence risk for breast cancer–related lymphedema

Treatments other than surgery may influence risk for breast cancer–related lymphedema

Rates of lymphedema in patients with breast cancer were higher among those who received chemotherapy, radiation and axillary dissection, according to study data presented at the American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting.

Thus, the risk for lymphedema appears multifactorial and not impacted by the use of axillary surgery alone, according to the researchers.

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Mammoglams boating team finds comfort in healing waters

Mammoglams boating team finds comfort in healing waters

By Jasmine Marshall at the pontevedrarecorder.com Click to see the original article and slideshow As the Jacksonville Dragon Boat Club team returns from its morning trials in Intracoastal waters glistening in the morning sun, the all-woman team paddles in disciplined unity. Arms angled, spines straight, the women gracefully dip their blades into the water, turning… Continue Reading

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