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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.

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CW ID: 176855
Date Last Changed: July 22, 2013

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Alexian Brothers Hospital Network
800 Biesterfield Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone: 847-952-7164

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Alexian Brothers Hospital Network

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