Understanding Lymphedema for the Cancer Patient

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Director of the Lymphedema Clinic in the McGill University Health Centre

Lymphedema is usually caused by cancer, radiation, trauma or infection and is vastly underdiagnosed. Reducing swelling is critical for managing this disease.

In this segment, Dr. Anna Towers educates us about lymphedema and some effective treatments that reduce the abnormal accumulation of lymphatic fluid such as compression therapy.

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