Lymphedema is very common in recovering cancer patients, typically a side effect of surgery, radiation, and/or injury (Dukes. 2016). Medical-grade compression stockings are wonderful tools to help with swelling and Lymphedema in legs and arms. Debbie Jurrocks, a five year cancer survivor, tells her story about being diagnosed with Lymphedema and how compression has helped her in the article listed below (Dukes. 2016).