Special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology dedicated to Lymphedema
Recently released special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology dedicated to Lymphedema that features an introductory forward written by renown actress and lymphedema advocate Kathy Bates, and features publications that explore issues such as lymphedema related to gynecological cancers, factors associated with self-care for lymphedema management, and new emerging technologies like Low Level Light Laser Therapy for lymphedema treatment.
The press release can be found here: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2018-01/wkh-lac010418.php
Individuals who have been treated for cancer are at risk for a complication called lymphedema: swelling in the body region where lymph nodes were removed, causing pain and limited function. New research and insights on the management of cancer-related lymphedema are presented in the January special issue of Rehabilitation Oncology, official journal of the Oncology Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. The journal is published by Wolters Kluwer.