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Lymphedema - What You Need to Know

Lymphedema is a condition in which excess fluid collects in tissue and causes swelling.  Patients who have undergone cancer treatments, surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation, may be at risk for the development of lymphedema. There are steps you can take to reduce your risk.  We’ll talk about risk reduction and the early signs and symptoms of lymphedema.  No registration necessary, just drop in!  Parking passes are provided for the Pasteur Visitor Garage.

2014 Dates:

2nd and 4th Wednesday of the month

Time: 2 pm - 3 pm
Location: Stanford Women’s Cancer Center, Stanford
900 Blake Wilbur Drive, 1st Floor, Conference Room W1084
Led by: Leslie Roche, RN, Stanford Lymphedema Clinic, (650) 723-1396
Questions: Email cancersupportivecare@stanfordmed.org or call (650) 725-9456

Lymphedema Support Group information in PDF format

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