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2014-03-04 23:03:52

The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its services to breast cancer survivors with the opening of a new store February 19, at the Stanford Cancer Center. Fremont, California (PRWEB) March 04, 2014 The HERS Breast Cancer Foundation is proud to announce the expansion of its services to breast cancer survivors with the opening of a new store February 19, at the Stanford Cancer Center. The Stanford Cancer Center empowers collaboration, fosters...

2013-10-31 23:01:31

North American Seminars receives physical therapy continuing education course online approval for re-licensure of physical therapists in the States of California, Florida, Texas, Nevada, New York, the District of Columbia and Washington State. Franklin, TN (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Lymphedema is the swelling that takes place when their is an accumulation of protein rich fluid in the interstitial tissue. Lymphedema is an important issue for physical therapists because of its relatively high...

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...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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