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2013-09-30 23:03:14

The Lymphedema Toolbox version 4 is an update to the popular lymphedema physical therapy continuing education course and patient education development tool. Version 4 is a major upgrade adding updated lymphedema information, digital videos a and a new interface. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 The Lymphedema Toolbox is software tool for therapist looking to learn about lymphedema or enhance their current knowledge. This software tool is a outstanding resource to any professional...

2013-08-21 23:30:01

Nouvelle further enhances its selection of arm sleeves designed for rapid, comfortable healing following brachioplasty. Convertible Compression Arm Sleeves and more are now available for quick, economical shipping through distributors throughout the United States, Europe, India, England, and the Middle East. Contact Dawn Cover for details. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Nouvelle is pleased to introduce Convertible Compression Arm Sleeves to its growing line of healing garments...

2013-08-12 23:20:32

New procedure transplants lymph nodes from groin to underarm, improving and even eliminating lymphedema symptoms. San Antonio, TX (PRWEB) August 12, 2013 A ground-breaking new procedure being offered at San Antonio’s PRMA may be the answer for breast cancer patients suffering painful swelling of the arm known as lymphedema. Many breast cancer patients have lymph nodes removed from the underarm (axilla) at the same time as mastectomy as part of their breast cancer treatment. Removal of...

2013-08-08 09:23:00

Breast cancer survivors who have extensive surgery are four times more likely to develop the debilitating disorder arm lymphoedema, a QUT study has found. The findings in a new paper Incidence of unilateral arm lymphoedema after breast cancer: a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the prestigious journal The Lancet Oncology, reveal the invasiveness of surgery to treat breast cancer increases the risk of developing arm lymphoedema. Lead author of the study Tracey DiSipio,...

2013-07-23 23:21:07

A team of surgeons and members of the breast cancer program of the Herbert Irving Comprehensive Cancer Center at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia University Medical Center is conducting a two-year pilot study of an innovative microsurgery technique coupled with imaging technology to not only prevent lymphedema but also potentially detect and treat it early. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 A team of surgeons and members of the breast cancer program of the Herbert Irving...

2013-06-18 23:24:39

Nouvelle Inc., one of the world's leading providers of compression wear recovery products, offers an expanded line of arm care garments. Arm lifts in women have increased by the thousands in recent years, as documented by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Nouvelle specializes in crafting garments to accommodate arm surgeries performed in conjunction with breast augmentation and reduction. Virginia Beach, VA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 New statistical data released by the American Society...

2013-05-16 23:32:34

Angelina Jolie's courage to undergo breast cancer preventive double mastectomy creates headlines and the opportunity for greater awareness on the issue. Doctors of Physical Therapy help patients regain function and proper movement after the mastectomy -From Hands-On News. Astoria, NY (PRWEB) May 16, 2013 Over 230,000 women are diagnosed every year with invasive breast cancer as reported by the American Cancer Society. Mammograms, clinical breast exams and self-breast exams are some of the...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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