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Supportive Care in Cancer

, Volume 24, Issue 8, pp 3281–3282 | Cite as

Comment on “Linfotaping with kinesio® tape to manage and treat lymphedema patients: safety and tolerability are more important the efficacy?”

  • Jacqueline de Carvalho Martins
  • Suzana Sales de Aguiar
  • Erica Alves Nogueira Fabro
  • Rejane Medeiros Costa
  • Thiago Vilela Lemos
  • Vinicius Gienbinsky Guapyassú de Sá
  • Raphael Mello de Abreu
  • Mauro Figueiredo Carvalho de Andrade
  • Luiz Claudio Santos Thuler
  • Anke BergmannEmail author
Letter to the editor
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Keywords

Breast Cancer Conservative Treatment Lymphedema Lymph Drainage Maintenance Phase 
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Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Funding

No funding or grants were received for this letter.

Conflict of interest

The authors declare no conflict of interest. The material within has not been and will not be submitted for publication elsewhere.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jacqueline de Carvalho Martins
    • 1
  • Suzana Sales de Aguiar
    • 2
  • Erica Alves Nogueira Fabro
    • 3
  • Rejane Medeiros Costa
    • 3
  • Thiago Vilela Lemos
    • 4
  • Vinicius Gienbinsky Guapyassú de Sá
    • 5
  • Raphael Mello de Abreu
    • 5
  • Mauro Figueiredo Carvalho de Andrade
    • 6
  • Luiz Claudio Santos Thuler
    • 2
  • Anke Bergmann
    • 2
    Email author
  1. 1.Master of Rehabilitation Sciences, Augusto Motta University CenterRio de JaneiroBrazil
  2. 2.National Cancer Institute, Rua André Cavalcanti, 37/2o andar - CentroRio de Janeiro 20231-050, RJBrazil
  3. 3.Physiotherapy Service, Cancer Hospital III, National Cancer InstituteRio de JaneiroBrazil
  4. 4.Brasilia University, Physical Therapy School professor at Universidade de GoiásRio de JaneiroBrazil
  5. 5.Rio de JaneiroBrazil
  6. 6.Medicine School, São Paulo UniversityRio de JaneiroBrazil

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