New Frontiers in Lymphedema Research and Therapy
Last Modified: June 5, 2004
Conference Dates: October 20-24, 2004
Conference Location: Reno
Sponsoring Group: Natitional Lymphedema Network (NLN)
Conference Web Page URL: www.lymphnet.org Topics Covered:
General and oncological lymphedema
Physiology/immunology of the lymphatic system alternative and investigational treatment palliative care
Quality of life
Numerous workshops, including 4 hr Instructional session for physician
Physiology and differential diagnosis
Woundcare and lymphedema Diagnostic approaches Training etc.
Conference Objectives: Education and Research in Lymphedema due to teh various cancer surgeries
Who Should Attend: Physicians, OT.s, PT's, RN, Scientist
Registration Information: Registrattion deadline is September 1, 2004
Conference Fees: $450.00
Continuing Education: Yes
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