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Sunday, March 24th, 2019

 

RMH Rehab Department helps with side effects of Lymphedema treatments

Cancer is not a “one size fits all” disease. There are many types of cancer and there are many different forms of treatment. The advantage of any type of cancer treatment is that it may help patients conquer their disease. The disadvantage is that it may cause unpleasant side effects. One of the side effects that can result from radiation and/or some types of cancer surgery is a permanent condition known as lymphedema. Patients who have lymphedema suffer from a build-up of fluid, which causes swelling. This usually occurs inRead More