Priority 24 from the Living With and Beyond Cancer PSP

UNCERTAINTY: Can lymphoedema be prevented? If not, how is it best treated/ managed? (JLA PSP Priority 24)
Overall ranking 24
JLA question ID 0073/24
Explanatory note Not available for this PSP

There is some literature on managing.

Health Research Classification System category Cancer
Extra information provided by this PSP
Original uncertainty examples How should lymphorrhoea be managed in advanced cancer? ~ How can lymphoedema be prevented in people who have lymph nodes removed? ~ What is the best way to support people to empower and manage themselves living with and beyond cancer, particularly with lymphoma which becoming akin to a long term condition. ~ Why is the subject of lymphedoema not properly covered during and after cancer treatment?
Submitted by Individual survey submissions categorised by Healthcare professional, Patient, Relative/Carer, Other, and Unknown.  For full details of the type of submitter for each individual question, please see the spreadsheet of data held on the JLA website.
PSP information
PSP unique ID 0073
PSP name Living With and Beyond Cancer
Total number of uncertainties identified by this PSP. 54  (To see a full list of all uncertainties identified, please see the detailed spreadsheet held on the JLA website)
Date of priority setting workshop 11 June 2018