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Articles posted in November, 2012

Axillary Web Syndrome: a Poorly Understood Side Effect of Lymph Node Removal

When it comes to the various side-effects of cancer therapy, Axillary Web Syndrome is probably less well known, and less understood than even lymphedema.  Occasionally called “cording lymphedema”, “syndrome of the axillary cords”, “syndrome of axillary adhesion”, or a variant of “Mondor’s disease”, Axillary Web Syndrome is a surprisingly common…