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Joachim Zuther, Lymphedema Specialist. Read more
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Great News for Breast Cancer Patients

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A new study conducted by the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group, which was just published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, may significantly change current procedures on removal of axillary lymph nodes.

The study suggests that for about 20 percent of women affected by breast cancer, who meet certain criteria, . . . → Read More: Great News for Breast Cancer Patients

Recruitment of Volunteers for RIBP Study

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Dear Readers:

Elise Radina, Associate Professor of Family Studies from the Department of Family Studies and Social Work at Miami University, asked me to share with you a call for volunteers in a qualitative study of women and men with radiation induced brachial plexopathy (RIBP).

I am glad to assist in this important task – . . . → Read More: Recruitment of Volunteers for RIBP Study

The Lymphatic Research Foundation (LRF) National Lymphatic Disease and Lymphedema Registry

TweetI would like to update you on my November 5 post “One-Stop Searchable lymphedema Online Database in the Works”:

Following the posting, Sheila Ridner, Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN, and a member of the Board of Directors of the Lymphatic Research Foundation (LRF) contacted me to make me aware . . . → Read More: The Lymphatic Research Foundation (LRF) National Lymphatic Disease and Lymphedema Registry

One-Stop Searchable Lymphedema Online Database in the Works

TweetIn an effort to improving standard care for lymphedema, University of Missouri researchers are working on establishing an electronic database in which relevant, up-to-date and evidence-based research relating to lymphedema and its management can be easily stored, searched and reviewed from anywhere in the world.

This is great news, since currently there is no . . . → Read More: One-Stop Searchable Lymphedema Online Database in the Works