Exercise and lymphoedema
The objective of this work was to improve our understanding of the safety and benefits of exercise for women with breast cancer-related lymphoedema. On its completion, this was one of only 3 studies worldwide, involving women with lymphodema, and has resulted in novel and important findings.
Hayes SC, Reul-Hirch H, Turner J. (2009). Exercise and secondary lymphoedema: Safety, benefits and research-related issues. Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 41: 483-489.
|Title of project||Chief investigators||Funding body||Period of funding|
|Randomised controlled trial of exercise in breast cancer patients with upper limb lymphoedema||Hayes S, Turner J, Reul-Hirch H.||Cancer and Bowel Research Trust||2005-2006|