Lymphedema–swelling of the arm, hand, breast, or torso–is a side effect that can develop after breast surgery or radiation that can affect the quality of life of individuals living with metastatic breast cancer. Below are websites and organizations that provide lymphedema-related information and support.
- Cancer.gov: Lymphedema (PDQ®)–Patient Version
- Breastcancer.org: Treatment and Side Effects: Lymphedema
- Lymphatic Education & Research Network: FAQS ABOUT LYMPHEDEMA
- Susan G. Komen: Understanding Lymphedema
Last Modified on February 3, 2021