Hot of the Press November 2017

We have collated some great articles and material published over the last month. Click on the links below for more including abstracts, main findings and full articles to download.

Prevalence and Risk Factors

  • 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)


  • Local Echo-Free Space in a Limb with Lymphedema Represents Extracellular Fluid in the Entire Limb (abstract and main findings)
  • Evaluation of the economic impact of a national lymphoedema service in Wales (abstract and main findings)
  • Reducing chronic breast cancer-related lymphedema utilizing a program of prospective surveillance with bioimpedance spectroscopy (abstract and main findings)

Management Strategies

  • The effects of yoga and self-esteem on menopausal symptoms and quality of life in breast cancer survivors—A secondary analysis of a randomized controlled trial (abstract and main findings)
  • The Effect of Yoga on Arm Volume, Strength, and Range of Motion in Women at Risk for Breast Cancer-Related Lymphedema (abstract and main findings)
  • Usability of advanced pneumatic compression to treat cancer-related head and neck lymphedema: A feasibility study (abstract and main findings)
  • Heavy-Load Lifting: Acute Response in Breast Cancer Survivors at Risk for Lymphedema (abstract and main findings)
  • Effective and efficient lymphaticovenular anastomosis using preoperative ultrasound detection technique of lymphatic vessels in lower extremity lymphedema (abstract and main findings)
  • Multi-site lymphatic venous anastomosis using echography to detect suitable subcutaneous vein in severe lymphedema patients (abstract and main findings)