Conservative and Dietary Interventions for Cancer-Related Lymphedema: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Faculty of Computing, Health and Science
ECU Health and Wellness Institute / Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research
The findings support the use of compression garments and compression bandaging for reducing lymphedema volume in upper and lower extremity cancer-related lymphedema. Specific to breast cancer, a statistically significant, clinically small beneficial effect was found from the addition of manual lymph drainage massage to compression therapy for upper extremity lymphedema volume.