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.
Wear loose clothing. Avoid pressure and squeezing of the affected area.
Avoid overuse. Repetitive movements can make your symptoms worse.