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Breast Cancer Lymphedemas

MedGen UID:
904196
Concept ID:
C4277512
Disease or Syndrome
Synonyms: Breast Cancer Lymphedema; Breast Cancer Related Arm Lymphedema; Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema; Breast Cancer Treatment Related Lymphedema; Breast Cancer Treatment-Related Lymphedema; Breast Cancer-Related Arm Lymphedema; Lymphedema, Breast Cancer

Definition

Abnormal accumulation of lymph in the arm, shoulder and breast area associated with surgical treatment (e.g., MASTECTOMY) or radiation treatment of breast cancer. [from MeSH]

Term Hierarchy

CClinical test,  RResearch test,  OOMIM,  GGeneReviews,  VClinVar  
  • CROGVBreast Cancer Lymphedemas

Professional guidelines

PubMed

Donahue PMC, MacKenzie A, Filipovic A, Koelmeyer L
Breast Cancer Res Treat 2023 Jul;200(1):1-14. Epub 2023 Apr 27 doi: 10.1007/s10549-023-06947-7. PMID: 37103598Free PMC Article
Al-Hilli Z, Wilkerson A
Surg Clin North Am 2021 Oct;101(5):845-863. Epub 2021 Aug 7 doi: 10.1016/j.suc.2021.06.014. PMID: 34537147
Greenlee H, DuPont-Reyes MJ, Balneaves LG, Carlson LE, Cohen MR, Deng G, Johnson JA, Mumber M, Seely D, Zick SM, Boyce LM, Tripathy D
CA Cancer J Clin 2017 May 6;67(3):194-232. Epub 2017 Apr 24 doi: 10.3322/caac.21397. PMID: 28436999Free PMC Article

Recent clinical studies

Etiology

Donahue PMC, MacKenzie A, Filipovic A, Koelmeyer L
Breast Cancer Res Treat 2023 Jul;200(1):1-14. Epub 2023 Apr 27 doi: 10.1007/s10549-023-06947-7. PMID: 37103598Free PMC Article
Rafn BS, Christensen J, Larsen A, Bloomquist K
J Clin Oncol 2022 Mar 20;40(9):1009-1026. Epub 2022 Jan 25 doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.01681. PMID: 35077194
Thompson B, Gaitatzis K, Janse de Jonge X, Blackwell R, Koelmeyer LA
J Cancer Surviv 2021 Apr;15(2):244-258. Epub 2020 Aug 15 doi: 10.1007/s11764-020-00928-1. PMID: 32803533
Davies C, Levenhagen K, Ryans K, Perdomo M, Gilchrist L
Phys Ther 2020 Jul 19;100(7):1163-1179. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzaa087. PMID: 32589208Free PMC Article
Hasenoehrl T, Palma S, Ramazanova D, Kölbl H, Dorner TE, Keilani M, Crevenna R
Support Care Cancer 2020 Aug;28(8):3593-3603. Epub 2020 May 15 doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05521-x. PMID: 32415386Free PMC Article

Diagnosis

Donahue PMC, MacKenzie A, Filipovic A, Koelmeyer L
Breast Cancer Res Treat 2023 Jul;200(1):1-14. Epub 2023 Apr 27 doi: 10.1007/s10549-023-06947-7. PMID: 37103598Free PMC Article
Basha MA, Aboelnour NH, Alsharidah AS, Kamel FH
Support Care Cancer 2022 Mar;30(3):2101-2110. Epub 2021 Oct 20 doi: 10.1007/s00520-021-06559-1. PMID: 34669036
Kalemikerakis I, Evaggelakou A, Kavga A, Vastardi M, Konstantinidis T, Govina O
J BUON 2021 Sep-Oct;26(5):1735-1741. PMID: 34761576
Davies C, Levenhagen K, Ryans K, Perdomo M, Gilchrist L
Phys Ther 2020 Jul 19;100(7):1163-1179. doi: 10.1093/ptj/pzaa087. PMID: 32589208Free PMC Article
Rockson SG
N Engl J Med 2018 Nov 15;379(20):1937-1944. doi: 10.1056/NEJMcp1803290. PMID: 30428297

Therapy

Donahue PMC, MacKenzie A, Filipovic A, Koelmeyer L
Breast Cancer Res Treat 2023 Jul;200(1):1-14. Epub 2023 Apr 27 doi: 10.1007/s10549-023-06947-7. PMID: 37103598Free PMC Article
Lin Y, Chen Y, Liu R, Cao B
Nurs Open 2023 Apr;10(4):2030-2043. Epub 2022 Nov 30 doi: 10.1002/nop2.1518. PMID: 36451034Free PMC Article
Rafn BS, Christensen J, Larsen A, Bloomquist K
J Clin Oncol 2022 Mar 20;40(9):1009-1026. Epub 2022 Jan 25 doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.01681. PMID: 35077194
Hasenoehrl T, Palma S, Ramazanova D, Kölbl H, Dorner TE, Keilani M, Crevenna R
Support Care Cancer 2020 Aug;28(8):3593-3603. Epub 2020 May 15 doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05521-x. PMID: 32415386Free PMC Article
Soriano-Maldonado A, Carrera-Ruiz Á, Díez-Fernández DM, Esteban-Simón A, Maldonado-Quesada M, Moreno-Poza N, García-Martínez MDM, Alcaraz-García C, Vázquez-Sousa R, Moreno-Martos H, Toro-de-Federico A, Hachem-Salas N, Artés-Rodríguez E, Rodríguez-Pérez MA, Casimiro-Andújar AJ
Medicine (Baltimore) 2019 Nov;98(44):e17625. doi: 10.1097/MD.0000000000017625. PMID: 31689771Free PMC Article

Prognosis

Lin Y, Wu C, He C, Yan J, Chen Y, Gao L, Liu R, Cao B
Support Care Cancer 2022 Dec 13;31(1):9. doi: 10.1007/s00520-022-07494-5. PMID: 36512157
Temur K, Kapucu S
Eur J Oncol Nurs 2019 Jun;40:22-35. Epub 2019 Feb 25 doi: 10.1016/j.ejon.2019.02.006. PMID: 31229204
Cho Y, Do J, Jung S, Kwon O, Jeon JY
Support Care Cancer 2016 May;24(5):2047-2057. Epub 2015 Nov 5 doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-3005-1. PMID: 26542271
Whelan TJ, Olivotto IA, Parulekar WR, Ackerman I, Chua BH, Nabid A, Vallis KA, White JR, Rousseau P, Fortin A, Pierce LJ, Manchul L, Chafe S, Nolan MC, Craighead P, Bowen J, McCready DR, Pritchard KI, Gelmon K, Murray Y, Chapman JA, Chen BE, Levine MN; MA.20 Study Investigators
N Engl J Med 2015 Jul 23;373(4):307-16. doi: 10.1056/NEJMoa1415340. PMID: 26200977Free PMC Article
DiSipio T, Rye S, Newman B, Hayes S
Lancet Oncol 2013 May;14(6):500-15. Epub 2013 Mar 27 doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(13)70076-7. PMID: 23540561

Clinical prediction guides

Naczk A, Huzarski T, Doś J, Górska-Doś M, Gramza P, Gajewska E, Naczk M
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2022 Mar 10;19(6) doi: 10.3390/ijerph19063278. PMID: 35328964Free PMC Article
Rafn BS, Christensen J, Larsen A, Bloomquist K
J Clin Oncol 2022 Mar 20;40(9):1009-1026. Epub 2022 Jan 25 doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.01681. PMID: 35077194
Hasenoehrl T, Palma S, Ramazanova D, Kölbl H, Dorner TE, Keilani M, Crevenna R
Support Care Cancer 2020 Aug;28(8):3593-3603. Epub 2020 May 15 doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05521-x. PMID: 32415386Free PMC Article
Kasawara KT, Mapa JMR, Ferreira V, Added MAN, Shiwa SR, Carvas N Jr, Batista PA
Physiother Theory Pract 2018 May;34(5):337-345. Epub 2018 Jan 8 doi: 10.1080/09593985.2017.1419522. PMID: 29308967
Cho Y, Do J, Jung S, Kwon O, Jeon JY
Support Care Cancer 2016 May;24(5):2047-2057. Epub 2015 Nov 5 doi: 10.1007/s00520-015-3005-1. PMID: 26542271

Recent systematic reviews

Lin Y, Chen Y, Liu R, Cao B
Nurs Open 2023 Apr;10(4):2030-2043. Epub 2022 Nov 30 doi: 10.1002/nop2.1518. PMID: 36451034Free PMC Article
Rafn BS, Christensen J, Larsen A, Bloomquist K
J Clin Oncol 2022 Mar 20;40(9):1009-1026. Epub 2022 Jan 25 doi: 10.1200/JCO.21.01681. PMID: 35077194
Thompson B, Gaitatzis K, Janse de Jonge X, Blackwell R, Koelmeyer LA
J Cancer Surviv 2021 Apr;15(2):244-258. Epub 2020 Aug 15 doi: 10.1007/s11764-020-00928-1. PMID: 32803533
Hasenoehrl T, Palma S, Ramazanova D, Kölbl H, Dorner TE, Keilani M, Crevenna R
Support Care Cancer 2020 Aug;28(8):3593-3603. Epub 2020 May 15 doi: 10.1007/s00520-020-05521-x. PMID: 32415386Free PMC Article
Greenlee H, DuPont-Reyes MJ, Balneaves LG, Carlson LE, Cohen MR, Deng G, Johnson JA, Mumber M, Seely D, Zick SM, Boyce LM, Tripathy D
CA Cancer J Clin 2017 May 6;67(3):194-232. Epub 2017 Apr 24 doi: 10.3322/caac.21397. PMID: 28436999Free PMC Article

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