Complete decongestive therapy for lymphedema following breast cancer treatment

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This is the protocol for a review and there is no abstract. The objectives are as follows:

The primary objective of this review is to assess the effects of complete decongestive physiotherapy or manual lymphatic drainage alone on the primary outcome of arm volume reduction or the secondary outcomes of chest wall volume reduction, functional improvement, and pain reduction for women with secondary lymphedema as a result of treatment of breast cancer.