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2009-03-24 14:12:45

Breast cancer patients with lymphedema in an upper arm experienced less fluid by up to 39 percent after undergoing a new technique, U.S. researchers said. Researchers at The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston said lymphedema results when the lymph nodes are removed or blocked due to treatment and lymph fluid accumulates causing chronic swelling in the upper arm. There is no cure or preventive measure for lymphedema and it is difficult to manage, the researchers said....


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.