Exercise and lymphoedema


The objective of this work was to improve our understanding of the safety and benefits of exercise for women with breast cancer-related lymphoedema. On its completion, this was one of only 3 studies worldwide, involving women with lymphodema, and has resulted in novel and important findings.


Hayes SC, Reul-Hirch H, Turner J.  (2009). Exercise and secondary lymphoedema: Safety, benefits and research-related issues.  Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. 41: 483-489.

Funding / Grants

  • Cancer and Bowel Research Trust


Other Team Members

  • Turner J
  • Reul-Hirch H.