Academy of Lymphatic Studies

Is It Possible to Cure an Incurable Disease? Massage Therapy as Treatment for Lymphedema

LogoThe Lymphedema Association of Saskatchewan hosted a Lymphedema Diagnosis Management and Care Symposium in Prince Albert, last May 9-10 at the Travelodge. An evidence-based information and updates on diagnosis, care and management of lymphedema were discussed.

Getting out of the Sun: Reducing the Risk of Lymphedema This Summer

LogoLymphedema can be a distressing side effect of breast cancer and its treatment. If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with lymphedema, it's critical to learn everything you possibly can about this condition so that you can make informed decisions about your treatment.

US Businesses: Key Players in Lymphedema Treatment Act Approval

LogoApproximately 10 million Americans and more than 100 million people all over the world suffer from lymphedema. It is a painful and chronic swelling of the lymph nodes which may possibly have an impact on as much as 70 percent of women who have surgery or received chemotherapy for breast cancer. Men who have went have underwent prostate cancer surgery may experience it as well.