Ask-the-Expert Conferences: Arm Lymphedema


In these online conferences, our experts answered questions about ways to prevent and manage arm lymphedema. Some of the questions included:

  • Is there any 100%-positive way to prevent lymphedema? Answer.
  • I'm wondering what exercises can help prevent lymphedema? Can I lift weights at all on the affected arm, even just 5 lbs? Answer.
  • Is massage beneficial in treating lymphedema? Answer.

The conference transcripts in this section are part of the Breastcancer.org Ask-the-Expert Online Conference program.

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