When the award-winning actress was diagnosed with lymphedema following successful breast cancer surgery, she took on what she describes as her greatest role yet—advocating for people suffering with lymphatic diseases.
Multi-talented actress Kathy Bates on surviving cancer twice and her current struggle with lymphedema, a painful condition that often follows breast cancer surgery.
Many women suffer from chronic pain after mastectomy, but that may soon change. Doctors have found that women treated with a local anesthetic during surgery were less likely to experience pain after breast surgery.
Learn more about common anesthetics used in breast cancer surgery.
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