May 21, 2013
Lymphedema, a medical condition often associated with breast cancer, is the subject of a free public seminar, 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 30, sponsored by John C. Lincoln. Lymphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling. Tissues with lymphedema are at risk of infection.
Natalie Fogelson, MSPT, CLT-LANA, Physical Therapist and Affiliate Therapist with the National Lymphedema Network, from Center for Oncological Rehabilitation and Lymphedema, will present Understanding Lymphedema.
She will explain lymphedema's stages, symptoms, risk factors and treatment options. Discussion will also include the potential effects of surgery and radiation along with the latest recent research and prevention strategies, followed by a question and answer session with the audience.
The talk, followed by a question-and-answer session, will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, May 30, in John C. Lincoln Medical Office Building 1, Suite 400, 19841 N. 27th Ave., Phoenix, on the campus of John C. Lincoln Deer Valley Hospital.
Please RSVP by calling 623-434-2784 or emailing BHRC@JCL.com.
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