We offer a full spectrum of care options for treating this common side effect.

Lymphedema is a relatively common side effect following cancer treatment. Up to 56 percent of patients may develop lymphedema after breast cancer treatment.

At University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics, we offer the full spectrum of lymphedema nonsurgical and surgical treatments including the debulking procedure, the LVA, and the VLNT.

Our team’s surgical specialist is one of a handful in the country using an innovative super-microsurgery technique for lymphedema reconstruction.  

We invite you to read more about lymphedema, its symptoms, and how we treat them.