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A letter to the American Medical Association (AMA) from Eva Fink

As a result of my 2015 breast cancer diagnosis and subsequent chemo, surgery (double mastectomy), and radiation, I now have major lymphedema in my chest. Having it in the chest is not very common and I cannot find much information about it. My lymphatic system is blocked and I have constant

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LE&RN New York State Lobby Day happening today

LE&RN New York State Lobby Day happening today

Above: LE&RN Activists at the New York Statehouse in Albany, NY, February 2020

LE&RN's New York State Lobby Day takes place virtually today, Tuesday, February 23, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. LE&RN activists will join LE&RN staff members in video calls with representatives in Albany to ensure

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LE&RN New York State Lobby Day, February 23, 2021

LE&RN New York State Lobby Day, February 23, 2021

This year, the LE&RN New York State Lobby Day will take place virtually on Tuesday, February 23, from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. We need you to be part of the contingent, joining us as we connect via video calls with our representatives in Albany to ensure that our agenda of fighting lymphedema and

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LE&RN National Action Week, March 22-26, 2021

LE&RN National Action Week, March 22-26, 2021

In August of 2020, hundreds of activists, mobilized by LE&RN, took part in National Action Week. This resulted in Congress calling on the National Institutes of Health to establish a National Commission on Lymphatic Diseases. It also established a $1.5 million competitive grant program

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Chicago Breast & World Lymphedema Surgery Symposium

Chicago Breast & World Lymphedema Surgery Symposium

The Chicago Breast & World Lymphedema Symposium will identify, discuss, and demonstrate complex breast reconstruction and lymphedema therapies within the framework of creating and maintaining multidisciplinary relationships. The standard of care for breast cancer and for lymphedema span

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