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Lymphoedema education for a Breast Cancer Support Group: an overview of the programme and its delivery

Jane Board
2 September 2020

This article summarises an education programme delivered to a breast cancer support group who had, or were at risk of, developing lymphoedema as a consequence of their treatment. The programme’s objectives of empowering the group members with education and self-management techniques to prevent and/or control lymphoedema are described in this article. Quantitative and qualitative feedback from the attendees is included, in conjunction with the difficulties in obtaining it. Despite the limited responses, the author concludes by making recommendations for practice.

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