Radiation & Lymphedema - Is There a Connection?

Last Modified: March 11, 2004

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Conference Dates: April 14, 2004
Conference Location: Penn Therapy & Fitness, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia PA


Sponsoring Group: Penn Therapy & Fitness

Topics Covered:

  • What is lymphedema?
  • Etiology of lymphedema
  • Radiation effects on the lymphatic system

Who Should Attend: People with lymphedema and their families

Registration Information: Register by calling: 215-662-7773

Conference Fees: Free

Continuing Education: No


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