Do You Know Enough About Lymphedema?

Jul 31st 2009 Oct 10th 2017

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1. As a breast cancer survivor, your risk of developing lymphedema sometime during your lifetime is:
  1. 0 10% to 20%.
  2. 0 Up to 40%, if you had lymph node(s) removed.
  3. 0 Increased, if you're obese.
  4. 1 All of the above.
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  1. 1. As a breast cancer survivor, your risk of developing lymphedema sometime during your lifetime is:

    Correct Answer: All of the above.

  2. True or False: Lymphedema is a side effect of breast cancer treatment. Once I'm done with treatment, I'm out of the woods.

    Correct Answer: False.

  3. Initial symptoms of lymphedema include:

    Correct Answer: Swelling in the trunk, especially on your surgery side.

  4. The cure for lymphedema is:

    Correct Answer:

  5. If you have lymphedema, you should avoid:

    Correct Answer: