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ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00214032
Recruitment Status :
First Posted : September 21, 2005
Last Update Posted : October 5, 2015
University of Wisconsin, Madison
National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health (NCCIH)
The objectives of this study are to evaluate the effectiveness of Pycnogenol (French maritime pine bark extract) for arm lymphedema in women following treatment for breast cancer, to evaluate the accuracy and sensitivity of bioelectric impedence as a measurement of lymphedema of the arm, and to validate the proposed arm lymphedema quality-of-life questionnaire.
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Ages Eligible for Study:
18 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult)
Sexes Eligible for Study:
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:
> 6 months from last surgical and/or radiation treatment to the affected axilla
Unilateral lymphedema of the upper extremity
May not be receiving or be scheduled to receive cytotoxic or radiation chemotherapy treatment while on this study