A randomized controlled crossover study of manual lymphatic drainage therapy in women with breast cancer-related lymphoedema.

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Williams, Anne.; Vadgama, A.; Franks, Peter.; Mortimer, Peter S.;
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Identifiers: doi: 10.1046/j.1365-2354.2002.00312.x
  • Subject: Manual lymphatic drainage (MLD) | Breast cancer-related lymphoedema | lymphoedema therapy | Combined decongestive therapy (CDT) | 610 Medicine & health | 616 Diseases | RC0254 Neoplasms. Tumors. Oncology (including Cancer)

This paper describes a randomized controlled crossover study examining the effects of manual lymphaticdrainage (MLD) in 31 women with breast cancer-related lymphoedema. MLD is a type of massage used incombination with skin care, support/compression therapy and exercise ... View more
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