lymphedema : Definition, Usages, News and More

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lymphedema


  • n  swelling (usually in the legs) caused by lymph accumulating in the tissues in the affected areas

  • A new study suggests that breast-cancer patients who have the chronic, painful condition known as lymphedema may be helped by pumping iron.
  • For as many as two-thirds of breast-cancer survivors, their lifesaving cancer treatment can lead to an incurable and painful condition known as lymphedema.
  • A condition called lymphedema caused fluid to accumulate in his legs, which made walking difficult, then rise into his chest, which made breathing as laborious as "trying to blow .
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  • Breast Cancer Survivor Starts Business To Help Women
    Susan Callison, of West Hartford, beat breast cancer and has created a company to help other women suffering from the effects of cancer. In 2010, Callison launched Lymphedema Sleeve Company, presently known as LSC Distribution, which markets and distributes a …
    June 17, 2013 - FOX CT Hartford

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