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2011-08-08 06:49:29

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.

2011-08-03 13:51:00

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.

2011-07-27 14:29:00

Avon Foundation for Women-sponsored white paper reports latest lymphedema clinical advances that could benefit many of the 2.3 million U.S.

2011-07-27 00:01:21

HomeCEUConnection.com is excited to announce the release of two new Seminars on Demand (video) continuing education courses designed for rehabilitation professionals - Sensory Impairments Across the Lifespan, by Heather Vasilopoulos, MT, OT/L, and Practical Applications of Manual Lymphatic Therapy by Carmen Thompson, BS, LPTA, CMT, CLT. Plano, TX (PRWEB) July 26, 2011 HomeCEUConnection.com is excited to announce the release of two new Seminars on Demand (video) continuing education courses...

2011-05-05 07:27:00

WASHINGTON, May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- BrightLife Direct, a compression clothing distributor, recently added three new lymphedema products to its inventory.

2010-12-13 07:46:08

With guidance from a specialized scan, radiation oncologists at Mayo Clinic were able to reduce by 55 percent the number of lymph nodes critical for removing fluid from the arm that received damaging radiation doses.

2010-12-09 13:30:53

Weightlifting may play a key role in the prevention of the painful limb-swelling condition lymphedema following breast cancer treatment.

2010-12-09 13:27:43

A slowly progressive weight lifting program for breast cancer survivors did not increase their risk of lymphedema (arm swelling and discomfort).

2010-12-04 00:00:40

A two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course that provides the information and techniques needed to problem solve through a complex variety of diagnoses relating to the lymphatic system. Franklin, TN (Vocus/PRWEB) December 02, 2010 This two-day advanced physical therapy continuing education course seminar provides the information and techniques needed to problem solve through a complex variety of diagnoses relating to the lymphatic system.


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