Prevalence and Risk Factors

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Below is a collection of great articles and material published. Click on the links below for more including abstracts, main findings full articles to download and videos.

May 2018

  • The incidence and risk factors of related lymphedema for breast cancer survivors post‑operation: a 2‑year follow‑up prospective cohort study abstract and main findings

February 2018

January 2018

  • Surgical-site infection following lymph node excision indicates susceptibility for lymphedema: A retrospective cohort study of malignant melanoma patients abstract and main findings

December 2017

November 2017

  • Changes in volume and incidence of lymphedema during and after treatment with docetaxel, doxorubicin, and cyclophosphamide (TAC) in patients with breast cancer (abstract and main findings)
  • Incidence and risk factors of lymphedema after breast cancer (abstract and main findings)
  • Factors associated with professional healthcare advice seeking in women at risk for developing breast cancer-related lymphedema (abstract and main findings)

October 2017

August 2017

  • Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema Risk is Related to Multidisciplinary Treatment and Not Surgery Alone: Results from a Large Cohort Study (abstract and main findings)
  • Risk Factors Affecting Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema: Serial Body Weight Change During Neoadjuvant Anthracycline Plus Cyclophosphamide Followed by Taxane (abstract and main findings)
  • Diagnosis of Upper Quadrant Lymphedema Secondary to Cancer: Clinical Practice Guideline From the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association (abstract and main findings)
  • Lower Body Lymphedema in Patients with Gynecologic Cancer (main findings and download full article)
  • Risk factors and a prediction model for lower limb lymphedema following lymphadenectomy in gynecologic cancer: a hospital-based retrospective cohort study (main findings and download full article)

July 2017

  • The risk factors and prevalence of upper extremity impairments and an analysis of effects of lymphoedema and other impairments on the quality of life of breast cancer patients (abstract and main findings)

June 2017

  • Lymphedema following gynecological cancer: Results from a prospective, longitudinal cohort study on prevalence, incidence and risk (abstract and main findings)
  • Diagnostic Methods, Risk Factors, Prevention, and Management of Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema: Past, Present, and Future Directions (abstract and main findings)

May 2017