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Latest Lymphedema Stories

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.

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

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.

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.

2013-04-17 14:32:42

A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.

2013-03-02 23:00:58

Platelet-rich plasma therapy relieves chronic swelling, reduces pain. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Until now, patients with lymphedema turned

2012-12-31 05:02:17

The Florida Board of Physical Therapy and the Florida Board of Occupational Therapy pre-approve The Interactive Shoulder Algorithm, Utilizing Pilates for Rehab and the Lymphedema Toolbox for Continuing

2012-12-22 05:03:42

Specializing in improving the quality of life for those suffering from venous and lymphatic diseases, BSN Medical develops and manufactures products used in the care and management of afflictions


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.