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Elaine, I soundly second the information Anita just sent regarding the NLN.
This organization has its finger on the INTERnational pulse of lymphedema
treatment and research as well as here at home.  A wonderful advocacy group
as well.  My best to you.  Ginnie
-----Original Message-----
From: Anita L. Throwe <[log in to unmask]>
To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Monday, December 14, 1998 7:49 AM
Subject: Re: lymphedema


>Dear Elaine,
>    In response to your email inquiry about the lymphedema, I have found a
resource that I have used for others facing this problem:
>    National Lymphedema Network
>    2211 Post Street, Suite 404
>    San Francisco, CA  94114-3427
>    1-800-541-3259     Fax 415-921-4284
>   Contant person:  Saskia R. J. Thiadens, RN
>   Hope this is helpful.
> Anita L. Throwe at [log in to unmask]
>
>----------
>From:   Elaine Hill[SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
>Reply To:       Breast Cancer Online Support Group
>Sent:   Thursday, December 10, 1998 9:34 PM
>To:     [log in to unmask]
>Subject:        lymphedema
>
>My friend called today concerned that her arm swelled and was weeping
>significantly.  When she went to the doctor, he told her he had never
>seen an arm with lymphedema weep.  He ordered a CT scan and referred her
>for lymphphatic massage.  Are any of you familiar with a weeping arm?
>
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