Breast cancer related lymphedema in patients with different loco-regional treatments

Ozcinar B., Guler S. A. , Kocaman N., Ozkan M., Gulluoglu B. M. , Ozmen V.

BREAST, cilt.21, ss.361-365, 2012 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 21 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2012
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.breast.2012.03.002
  • Dergi Adı: BREAST
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.361-365


Introduction: Lymphedema, a sequela of breast cancer and breast cancer therapy, changes functional abilities and may affect a patient's psychosocial adjustment and overall quality of life. Aim of this prospective observational study was to determine the rate of mid-term and late time period lymphedema in breast cancer patients with different loco-regional treatments, and factors associated with lymphedema.