Lymphoedema is a painful condition, sometimes caused by breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy. Photo: Shutterstock
Lymphoedema is a painful condition, sometimes caused by breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy. Photo: Shutterstock
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Lymphoedema: the possible side effect of breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy that no one mentions

  • The body’s lymphatic system drains toxins and unwanted material, and when compromised can lead to tissue swelling
  • A breast cancer survivor and experts talk about the incurable condition, and the need for awareness among medical staff as well as patients

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Lymphoedema is a painful condition, sometimes caused by breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy. Photo: Shutterstock
Lymphoedema is a painful condition, sometimes caused by breast cancer surgery and radiation therapy. Photo: Shutterstock
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