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radioterapia of breast câncer

Nara Fernanda Braz da Silva Leal, Harley Francisco de Oliveira, Hélio Humberto Angotti Carrara
OBJECTIVE: to evaluate the effect of physical therapy on the range of motion of the shoulders and perimetry of the upper limbs in women treated with radiotherapy for breast cancer. METHODS: a total of 35 participants were randomized into two groups, with 18 in the control group (CG) and 17 in the study group (SG). Both of the groups underwent three evaluations to assess the range of motion of the shoulders and perimetry of the upper limbs, and the study group underwent supervised physical therapy for the upper limbs...
August 15, 2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
G N Marta, S A Hanna, R Gadia
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November 2014: Revista da Associação Médica Brasileira
Mario Busetto, Guido Sotti, Pierluigi Zorat, Luigi Salvagno, Sandro Dal Fior, Fernando Gaion, Mariella Soraru
Hodgkin's disease (HD) has greatly benefited from new technologies in terms of less invasive and more accurate staging as well as improved overall and relapse-free survival. However, the likelihood of late adverse effects of treatment, including second tumors, has increased due to the longer survival of patients with HD. Today's trend is to aim at minimal therapeutic exposure while guaranteeing lower therapy-related morbidity. This encourages new research efforts but also leads to less uniformity in treatments, as observed in the Veneto Region in Italy...
November 2004: Tumori
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