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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

2012-12-19 11:31:53

Scientists at the Stanford University School of Medicine have identified a set of proteins circulating in blood whose levels accurately flag the presence of lymphedema.

2012-10-23 14:10:58

Nearly 40 percent of breast cancer survivors suffer from lymphedema, a chronic condition that causes body limbs to swell from fluid buildup, as a result of lymph node removal and radiation therapy.


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  • a slit in a tire to drain away surface water and improve traction.
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