A good information source on lymphedema for women to self educate themselves on the risks and what they can do to avoid or manage this condition which often is the aftermath of breast cancer treatment.
This site provides information on where to find a specialist who treats lymphedema so one can have treatment before the symptoms develop or mange symptoms that have started to occur.
A good peer reviewed medical journal that is free to access once one has registered on the website. A very good source of information on the latest research on breast cancer.
A data base of journal abstracts on the USA National Institute of Health (NIH) website. Excellent source for finding latest research on breast cancer topics.
Custom Breast Prostheses
A custom made breast prosthesis is made specifically to fit an individual woman by working directly with her to create the exact shape size and fit.
It is not enough to take copy of the chest wall and a woman who requires a custom made breast prosthesis should select a provider who can create the device in front of her and make the necessary adjustments with her input.
The expertise for this type of work is a Certified Clinical Anaplastologist.
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