Scripps Expert Discusses New Treatment for Lymphedema on KUSI

Swelling condition is common side effect of cancer treatment

KUSI host Elizabeth Alvarez and Manish Champaneria, MD, Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center, discuss new breast cancer treatment.

KUSI anchor Elizabeth Alvarez and Dr. Manish Champaneria, plastic surgeon at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center and Scripps Clinic

Swelling condition is common side effect of cancer treatment

Manish Champaneria, MD, a plastic surgeon at Scripps MD Anderson Cancer Center, recently went on KUSI to discuss a new treatment now available at Scripps for lymphedema, a common side effect of breast cancer treatment. Dr. Champaneria, who is also a plastic surgeon at Scripps Clinic Del Mar, explained how the microsurgical procedure, known as vascularized lymph node transfer, works.


Watch the segment on KUSI: New treatment for common breast cancer side effect

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