Hot of the Press September 2018

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.

Anatomy, Physiology and Pathophysiology

Prevalence and Risk Factors

  • Lymphedema symptoms and limb measurement changes in breast cancer survivors treated with neoadjuvant chemotherapy and axillary dissection: results of American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG) Z1071 (Alliance) substudy – abstract and main findings
  • Factors associated with physical activity of breast cancer patients participating in exercise intervention – abstract and main findings
  • Risk factors and prediction model for persistent breast-cancer-related lymphedema: a 5-year cohort study – abstract and main findings
  • Breast cancer-related lymphedema: risk factors, precautionary measures, and treatments  – abstract and main findings


  • Role of handedness on forearm skin tissue dielectric constant (TDC) in relation to detection of early-stage breast cancer-related lymphedema – abstract and main findings
  • A Prospective Study of L-Dex Values in Breast Cancer Patients Pretreatment and Through 12 Months Postoperatively – abstract and main findings

Management Strategies