Breast Cancer and Lymphedema: Post operation care

People with a history of cancer (Breast, Testicular, Cervical, Pancreatic, Colorectal, Liver, Prostrate, or Uterine), chemotherapy treatments, surgery, and are overweight are likely to develop Lymphedema. It is associated with peripheral swelling of arms and legs due to lymphatic blockage. This is caused due to damage, removal or blockage of lymph nodes during surgery incision or while giving chemotherapy treatment.

The blockage restricts lymph fluid from circulating through that area […]