Improving Survivorship for Cancer Patients
Why early detection and intervention is important to your patient’s survivorship.
– Dr. Pat Whitworth, Breast Surgeon, Nashville Breast Center
Early Detection & Intervention are Key
The opportunity to prevent lymphedema is before noticeable swelling exists
of patients did not progress to
chronic lymphedema with early
detection using L-Dex and
Early Detection & Treatment
Simple at-home treatment:
- Self massage
- Decongestive physiotherapy
- Mechanical pumps
Testing for Early Lymphedema is Easy
L-Dex® testing with the
SOZO® Digital Health Platform
Test at any location, review
results on the device or online
- Cancer Center
- Outpatient Clinic
- Physician Office
- American Cancer Society’s Cancer Facts and Figures, 2019. https://www.cancer.org/content/dam/cancer-org/research/cancer-facts-and-statistics/annual-cancer-facts-and-figures/2019/cancer-facts-and-figures-2019.pdf.
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- Herd-Smith, A., et al., Prognostic factors for lymphedema after primary treatment of breast carcinoma. Cancer, 2001. 92(7): p. 1783-7.
- Ridner SH, et al. A Randomized Trial Evaluating Bioimpedance Spectroscopy Versus Tape Measurement for the Prevention of Lymphedema Following Treatment for Breast Cancer: Interim Analysis. Ann Surg Oncol 2019; https://doi.org/10.1245/s10434-019-07344-5.