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Publication Name World Journal of Clinical Oncology
Manuscript ID 8647
Country/Territory United States
Received
2013-12-31 16:12
Peer-Review Started
2013-12-31 21:53
To Make the First Decision
2014-03-12 16:54
Return for Revision
2014-03-20 20:18
Revised
2014-03-29 02:42
Second Decision
2014-05-19 09:07
Accepted by Journal Editor-in-Chief
Accepted by Company Editor-in-Chief
2014-05-19 09:22
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2014-05-23 09:09
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2014-07-18 10:43
Publish the Manuscript Online
2014-08-01 15:17
ISSN 2218-4333 (online)
Open Access
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Publisher Baishideng Publishing Group Inc, 7041 Koll Center Parkway, Suite 160, Pleasanton, CA 94566, USA
Website http://www.wjgnet.com
Category Oncology
Manuscript Type Topic Highlights
Article Title Breast cancer-related lymphedema: Symptoms, diagnosis, risk reduction, and management
Manuscript Source Invited Manuscript
All Author List Mei R Fu
Funding Agency and Grant Number
Corresponding author Mei R Fu, PhD, RN, ACNS-BC, FAAN, Associate Professor, College of Nursing, New York University, 726 Broadway, 10th Floor, New York, NY 10003, United States. mf67@nyu.edu
Key Words Lymphedema; Breast cancer; Symptoms; Diagnosis; Risk reduction; Management
Core Tip Lymphedema is one of the most dreaded and unfortunate outcomes of breast cancer treatment. Up to 40% of the women treated for breast cancer had lymphedema. Currently, there is no cure for this chronic condition. Even more distressing is that women who treated for breast cancer are facing a life-time risk of developing lymphedema. Lymphedema elicits daily stress and negative impact on breast cancer survivors’ the quality of life. This paper offers an insightful understanding of the condition by providing clinically relevant and evidence based knowledge regarding lymphedema symptoms, diagnosis, risk reduction, and management with the intent to inform health care professionals so that they can be better equipped to care for patients.
Publish Date 2014-08-01 15:17
Citation Fu MR. Breast cancer-related lymphedema: Symptoms, diagnosis, risk reduction, and management. World J Clin Oncol 2014; 5(3): 241-247
Url http://www.wjgnet.com/2218-4333/full/v5/i3/241.htm
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.5306/wjco.v5.i3.241
Full Article (PDF) WJCO-5-241.pdf
Full Article (Word) WJCO-5-241.doc
Manuscript File 8647-Review.docx
Answering Reviewers 8647-Answering reviewers.pdf
Copyright License Agreement 8647-Copyright assignment.pdf
Peer-review Report 8647-Peer review(s).pdf
Scientific Editor Work List 8647-Scientific editor work list.pdf