The incidence and assessment of breast lymphoedema

Thursday, June 10, 2021 10:20 - 10:50

It is recognised that patients undergoing treatment for breast cancer are at risk of developing lymphoedema of the arm. Lymphoedema can also affect the breast but this area is not as well studied and recognised by clinicians.

This session will review the incidence and potential risk factors for breast lymphoedema development. It will include how the presence of breast lymphoedema can be determined and some of the treatment options.

Katie Riches, Vice Chair, BLS