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Lymphedema — never think you’ve dodged a bullet

March is Lymphedema Awareness Month. Even in 2021, some doctors, including oncologists and surgeons, downplay the risk of their breast cancer patients developing lymphedema (LE). Before undergoing surgery, including a lumpectomy, and before beginning radiation therapy, have a discussion about LE risk. You might want to read, Lymphedema, What’s a Breast Cancer Patient’s Real Risk? […]

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