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FROM breastcancer.org

All types of breast cancer surgery have a risk of side effects. Some may last for a few weeks — or a few years — after surgery. You may wonder if side effects such as tingling or tightness are normal, whether or not you can continue regular activities if you’re at risk for lymphedema, or if scar tissue formation might affect reconstruction decisions. So, how do you manage these and other issues after surgery?

On Wednesday, May 21st, Kristin Brill, M.D., F.A.C.S. and Linda Miller, P.T., D.P.T. answered your questions about short-term and long-term side effects of breast surgery, and what you can do about them.

If you missed our online conference, you can read the transcript here:
http://www.breastcancer.org/treatment/planning/ask_expert/2008_05/index.jsp

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