Opportunity for mobile treatment setting for lymphoedema patients

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Published: 3 Oct 2013
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Rachel Iredale - Tenovus, Cardiff, Wales, UK

Rachel Iredale talks with ecancer founding editor, Prof Gordon McVie, at the 2013 European Cancer Congress in Amsterdam about the problem of chronic lymphoedema in cancer patients who recieve radiotherapy and surgery.The most common cancers this arises in are prostate cancer, breast cancer and melanoma.

In Wales, the cancer charity Tenovous is currently trialing a mobile treatment unit for those suffering from the condition.

Read Dr Iredale's editorial published in ecancermedicalscience.