Last Modified: November 24, 2002
Conference Dates: May 28-30, 2003
Conference Location: Montreal, Canada
Sponsoring Group: McGill University Department of Oncology & Lymphedema Association of Quebec
Conference Web Page URL: www.infolympho.icomm.ca
Conference Objectives: To promote awareness, and improve knowledge regarding lymphodema diagnosis & treatment; To stimulate research in the area of lymphedema.
Who Should Attend: Physicians, physical therapists, occupational therapists, nurses, patients & their families
Conference Agenda: Keynote speaker: Dr. Horst Weissleder, Professor of Radiology, University of Freiburg. Plenary Speakers include:
Registration Information: Available online at www.infolympho.icomm.ca
Conference Fees: CA$450 (US$300) for healthcare professionals; CA$55 (US$37) for patients and families
Continuing Education: Yes
Miscellany: Concurrent two-day conference for patients and their families
Dec 22, 2014 - In women with breast cancer-related lymphedema, weight lifting has no significant effect on limb swelling and results in reduced symptoms and fewer lymphedema exacerbations, according to a study in the Aug. 13 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine.