Action Cards: Lymphedema
Use these card decks to help manage your symptoms from cancer treatment.
Lymphedema is a build-up of fluid in the fatty tissues just under the skin that causes swelling. Radiation or cancer impacting the lymph system can increase the risk of lymphedema.
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Wear loose clothing. Avoid pressure and squeezing of the affected area.
Avoid overuse. Repetitive movements can make your symptoms worse.