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Therapeutic Areas: Oncology | Obstetrics/Gynecology (Women’s Health) | Family Medicine
Disease Category: Breast Cancer
Location: United States, IL
A randomized study to prevent lymphedema in women treated for breast cancer
RATIONALE: A personalized exercise program, counseling, and education materials may be more effective than education materials alone in preventing lymphedema in women with breast cancer who are undergoing axillary lymph node dissection.
PURPOSE: This randomized clinical trial is studying how well education with or without exercise and counseling works in preventing lymphedema in women with stage I, stage II, or stage III breast cancer who are undergoing axillary lymph node dissection.
Please contact Alexian Brothers for more information on participation.
Alexian Brothers Hospital Network
800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
If you would like to learn more about participating in this study, please send an email message using the form below.
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