100 Questions & Answers About Lymphedema

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Author: Saskia Thiadens, RN, Paula Stewart, MD, CLT-LANA, Nicole Stout, MPT, CLT-LANA
Affiliation: National Lymphedema Network, Oakland, California
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication Date: 2010
ISBN 10: 0763749893
ISBN 13: 9780763749897
eISBN: 9781449617615
Edition: 1st
It is estimated that as many as 4 million Americans suffer from primary or secondary lymphedema. According to the American Cancer Society, of the two million breast cancer survivors in the U.S., approximately 400,000 must cope with lymphedema on a daily basis. 100 Questions & Answers About Lymphedema provides answers to the most common questions from patients and family members about lymphedema, a painful chronic swelling of the extremities, often associated with cancer treatment.
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