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Understanding and managing lymphoedema in people with advanced cancer

Anne Williams explores the impact of lymphoedema, describes how various factors contribute to oedema formation in advanced cancer and discusses the management strategies appropriate for this group, within the context of palliative care.
Anne F. Williams RGN, MSc, RDN, RNT, ENB 237 is a Lecturer in Chronic Oedema/ Lymphoedema Practitioner, University of Glasgow, Division of Nursing and Midwifery, Glasgow - Article accepted for publication: July 2004
Information on lymphoedema courses are available from:

British Lymphology Society
1 Webb's Court, Buckhurst Avenue, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1LZ
Tel: 01732 740850 Fax: 01732 459225
University of Glasgow
Division of Nursing and Midwifery
59 Oakfield Avenue, Glasgow G12 8LW
Tel: 0141 330 2070