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    • 24 AUG 17
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    Tips for Labor Day & Fun in the Sun

    With Labor Day right around the corner, you’re probably itching to go out and enjoy the sunshine one last time before summer is over. Consider some of these quick tips to manage your lymphedema while on vacation: If you’re going to travel via airplane or to higher altitudes, remember to wear your compression sleeve and glove.

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    • 04 NOV 15
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    Pneumatic Compression Devices Reduce Infections, Costs In Lymphedema

    Pneumatic Compression Devices Reduce Infections, Costs In Lymphedema

    By Larry Hand NEW YORK – Patients with lymphedema may reduce their risk of cellulitis, as well as the number of outpatient visits, by using an advanced pneumatic compression device (APCD), according to a new study. “Our study demonstrates, for the first time, that receipt of an advanced pneumatic compression device is associated with significant

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    • 20 DEC 13
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    Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival

    Tackling a Racial Gap in Breast Cancer Survival

    MEMPHIS — After her doctor told her two months ago that she had breast cancer, Debrah Reid, a 58-year-old dance teacher, drove straight to a funeral home. She began planning a burial with the funeral director and his wife, even requesting a pink coffin. Sensing something was amiss, the funeral director, Edmund Ford, paused. “Who

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    • 04 OCT 13
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    Myths and Realities of Exercising Post-Breast-Cancer-Surgery, by Cynthia Shechter

    Myths and Realities of Exercising Post-Breast-Cancer-Surgery, by Cynthia Shechter

    Guest Blogger: Cynthia Shechter Cynthia Shechter is an Occupational Therapist who earned her masters degree in occupational therapy at New York University. She has devoted her clinical practice to Breast Cancer and Lymphedema rehabilitation as well as hand/upper extremity therapy. Cynthia previously launched a Breast Cancer and Lymphedema rehabilitation program at a private facility in

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