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Lymphedema: Minimizing Your Risk After Surgery
Wednesday, April 23, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM Save to Outlook/iCal
Lymphedema is most frequently developed after a surgical procedure, such as mastectomy or pelvic surgery, which interferes with lymphatic drainage. Radiation Therapy to lymph node areas may also cause or increase lymphedema development. A licensed Lymphedema Therapist will discuss the pathophysiology of the lymphatic system, lymphedema treatment and management as well as daily life precautions to minimize the risk of lymphedema.

Evanston Hospital
2650 Ridge Avenue
Kellogg Patient Education Room
Evanston, IL (map)
For more information or to register by phone please call 847.570.5020.
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