Position Paper: Screening And Measurement For Early Detection Of Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema

Breast cancer treatment places individuals at life-long risk for the development of lymphedema. Early detection of lymphedema allows for early intervention that can prevent...
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How to Find a Qualified Lymphedema Therapist – LE&RN

Dr. Nudelman is a Board Certified family medicine physician who combines clinical work with medical education, and is a clinical associate professor of family...

Healthy Habits For Patients At Risk For Lymphedema: Position Statement of the National Lymphedema...

Healthy Lifestyle: A healthy diet and exercise are important for overall good health. Maintain optimal weight through a healthy diet and exercise to significantly lower...
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Yoga for Lymphatic Health

Edely L. Wallace, E-RYT, CYT, CDT, MLD, MT, Founder and Executive Director of Yogamatrix is a master Yoga Instructor with over two decades of...
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About Lymphedema and its Causes — Sloan-Kettering

Lymphedema is an accumulation of lymphatic fluid (lymph stasis) that causes an abnormal swelling of an extremity. Jeannette Zucker, a physical therapist and lymphedema...
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The Human Cost of Lymphedema – Kathy Bates – LE&RN – ACP

Academy-award Winning Actress, Kathy Bates, presents, "The Human Cost of Lymphedema." This is the opening presentation to a session entitled: Lymphedema and Wound Care. About...

Lymphedema Risk Reduction Practices: Position Statement of the National Lymphedema Network

By NLN Medical Advisory Committee. Revised May 2012. Lymphedema is the accumulation of protein-rich fluid in tissues with inadequate lymphatic drainage. It is not known...
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Incorporating Lymphedema into the Venous Practice – Lymphedema & Wound Care – LE&RN –...

Dr. Armon Roupenian presents, "Incorporating Lymphedema into the Venous Practice." The sixth talk after Kathy Bates' keynote address. This presentation is part of a...

A Comprehensive Guide to Lymphedema in Children: Part 2

Written by LINDSAY DAVEY and originally published here. To read part one of this article, click here. Type 2: Pediatric Secondary Lymphedema Secondary lymphedema is a chronic swelling condition caused...

The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Lymphedema: Position Statement of the National Lymphedema Network

Introduction Lymphedema is caused by an abnormality of the lymphatic system leading to excessive build-up of tissue fluid that forms lymph, known as interstitial fluid....

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