References for the lymphoedema section
The information in this section is based on our booklet, Understanding lymphoedema, and has been compiled using a number of reliable sources including:
American Cancer Society. Lymphedema: understanding and managing lymphedema after cancer treatment. 2006.
CREST. Guidelines for the diagnosis, assessment and management of lymphoedema. 2008.
Földi. Földi’s textbook of lymphology for physicians and lymphedema therapists. 2nd edition. Munich. Elsevier. 2006.
Ganz. Cancer survivorship: today and tomorrow. 2007. Springer.
MEP Ltd. Best practice for the management of lymphoedema: international consensus. 2006.
National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). Early and localised breast cancer: diagnosis and treatment. 2009.
With thanks to: Ms Margaret Sneddon, Head of School/Director of Lymphoedema Education and Research; Sian Thomason, Lymphoedema therapist; and Mary Woods, Clinical Nurse Specialist/Head of Lymphoedema.
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