Trying to prevent lymphedema after br...

Trying to prevent lymphedema after breast cancer

There are 3 comments on the The Modesto Bee story from Dec 29, 2008, titled Trying to prevent lymphedema after breast cancer. In it, The Modesto Bee reports that:

Hospitals in about a dozen states are testing whether some simple steps, such as arm-strengthening exercises, could reduce the risk of one of breast cancer's troubling legacies - the painful and sometimes ...

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Gail Perry

United States

#1 Dec 29, 2008
Research the SURGEONS. I think you'll find that some have a much higher rate of lymphodema than others. My surgeon took all 20 lymph nodes from my arm based on the appearance of the tumor. At my request, he did a mastectomy.

I asked him about lymphodema. He said, "My patients don't get lymphodema." I was a candidate for it if anyone was, and ... not the slightest.

Bucyrus, OH

#2 Dec 30, 2008
Help! I have lymphedema and would like more information on treatment and locations in Ohio.
#3 Sep 23, 2013
I have ordered 2 times from this website PILLSMEDSHOP. COM . I called yesterday the customer care and asked for a discount as i was about to order twice the regular amount.

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