Re: Playing golf and excercise following surgery and radiotherapy
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Playing golf and excercise following surgery and radiotherapy
Hi, I have never done a post before but I have been hunting for information and was advised this would be the best approach. I had breast cancer 11 years ago and had a mastectomy, lymph node removal, chemo and hormone therapy. Everything was fine and dandy, managed to get back to my sports, sailing, cycling and tennis and took up golf. I have now had a recurrence and am just going through chemo and will be having an operation to remove the tumour which is up near the clavicle (shoulder bone), remove some lymph nodes in the chest and then radiotherapy. My consultant has suggested that I need to give up golf and tennis as I am high risk of Lymphodema . Well my first priority is to stay alive but I am determined to find a way to play golf. Just wondered if anyone can offer advice or share experience of getting back into sport.