Lymphedema: Understanding and Managing Lymphedema After

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The immune system consists of a large number of different types of cells and proteins that function to distinguish between normal and abnormal cellular components and between 'self' and 'non-self'. Maintaining an active social life and receiving treatment for depression could boost the older adult's immune system. White blood cells are responsible for killing invading organisms. However, a large majority of these are classified as micrometastases or clusters of isolated tumor cells (< 0.2 mm).

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