Trial ID or NCT#

NCT00383500

Status

NOT RECRUITING

Purpose

To compare the effectiveness of usual treatments for lymphedema [massage and elastic compression sleeve, instituted at-risk and before the development of swelling (lymphedema)], compared to the use of a newly-marketed device, the Flexitouch, which electronically simulates the effect of massage upon lymph flow.

Official Title

To Prospectively Evaluate the Potential for Simple, Effective Lymphedema Prophylaxis in Breast Cancer Survivors Who Show Early Evidence of High-risk Status

Eligibility Criteria

Ages Eligible for Study: Older than 18 Years
Sexes Eligible for Study: Female
Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No

Investigator(s)

Stanley G. Rockson, MD
Cardiologist
Allan and Tina Neill Professor of Lymphatic Research and Medicine

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CONTACT

Les Roche, RN
(650) 724-5913