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Myths and realities (FAQ)

Myths and realities (FAQ)

Is it true? Myths, facts and statistics about lymphedema risk


A study conducted at the MUHC suggests that preventive wearing of compression garments reduces the occurrence of lymphedema in women undergoing breast cancer surgery. It is assumed that a similar preventive intervention for gynecological, genitourinary and melanoma cancers could produce similar results. Further studies are needed to provide more evidence.

Les conseils les plus connus et les plus efficaces pour préserver la santé générale de la population s’appliquent parfaitement pour réduire votre risque de lymphœdème.