Arm morbidity and Quality of Life

the SENOMAC trial - arm morbidity and health-related quality of life


The main aim of the SENOMAC trial is to achieve an undiminished oncological safety while offering a reduction of arm-related functional symptoms, pain and swelling (lymphedema). To this end, participating individuals will be asked to provide information about symptoms from their arm and shoulder as well as about their health-related quality of life, symptoms of anxiety and depression. The selected questionnaires include:


  • EORTC BR-23
  • Lymph-ICF
  • EQ-5D



This part of the SENOMAC trial has an own trial sub-committee including


  • Ass. Prof. Jana de Boniface (as the Coordinating Investigator)
  • Prof. Yvonne Brandberg, psychologist, Karolinska Institutet
  • Ass. Prof. Karin Johansson, physiotherapist, Lund University
  • Dr. Anna Enblom, physiotherapist, Linköping University
  • Dr. Helena Ikonomidis Sackey, surgeon, Karolinska University Hospital and Karolinska Institutet
  • Ass. Prof.. Roger Olofsson Bagge, surgeon, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg