Latest Lymphedema Stories
The Prospective Surveillance Model, an innovative new model of breast cancer rehabilitation, is featured in a special supplement to the American Cancer Society's journal, Cancer released on April 6, 2012.
Early diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer-related lymphedema by a physical therapist can significantly reduce costs and the need for intensive rehabilitation.
Lymphedema, a chronic swelling condition common in breast cancer survivors, affects three million people in the U.S. In the past, most people believed that exercise might induce or worsen lymphedema.
A century after the valves that link the lymphatic and blood systems were first described, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital scientists have detailed how those valves form and identified a gene that is critical to the process.
PITTSBURGH, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wright Therapy Products, Inc. announced today that Michael Hinson has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of the company.
A new study shows removing lymph nodes because of the presence of microscopic cancer cells found in the sentinel node has no impact on survival among women with early-stage breast cancer.
WASHINGTON, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Brightlife Direct now carries two new lines of Allegro compression garments. The Rumba and Jazz series both offer the soft comfort and modern technology of microfiber.
- The act of burning, scorching, or heating to dryness; the state or being thus heated or dried.
- In medicine, cauterization.