A change to suggested activities for breast cancer survivors
For many years, after treatments for breast cancer, survivors were told not to do a large variety of tasks including lifting more than 5lbs, gardening, and getting a manicure because it was thought that these activities could lead to lymphoedema, a painful swelling of the arm and sometimes a thickening of the skin. But new research is showing that with some care, all previously restricted activities can be undertaken. Learn more in this article.

Breast Cancer Survivors Can Lift Weights, Get Manicures, and Garden Say Doctors


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