Manual lymphatic drainage for lymphedema following breast cancer treatment | Cochrane - breast tumors and lymphatic massage

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Lymphoedema: causes, symptoms and treatment | Breast Cancer Care breast tumors and lymphatic massage


This retrospective cohort study evaluated whether manual lymphatic drainage ( MLD) therapy increases the risk of recurrence of breast cancer.

Massage therapists versed in lymph drainage massage are in a position to assist the growing population of women who have received breast.

For patients who were treated for cancer on one side lymphedema and/or their family members do self-lymphatic massage after breast(s), chest or arm(s).