Lymphedema Resources


  • Living Well With Lymphedema by Ann Ehrlich, Alma Vinjé-Harrewijn, and Elizabeth McMahon. Lymph Notes, 2005. Buy Now
  • Overcoming the Emotional Challenges of Lymphedema by Elizabeth McMahon. Lymph Notes, 2005. Buy Now
  • Voices of Lymphedema edited by Ann Ehrlich and Elizabeth McMahon. Lymph Notes, 2007. Buy Now
  • Lymphedema by the American Cancer Society. American Cancer Society; 2006. Buy Now
  • Lymphedema: A Breast Cancer Patient's Guide to Prevention and Healing by Jeannie Burt and Gwen White. Hunter House, 2005. Buy Now
  • 100 Questions & Answers About Lymphedema by Saskia R.J. Thiadens, Paula J. Stewart, and Nicole L. Stout. Jones & Bartlett Publishers 2010. Buy Now
  • Lymphedema Management: The Comprehensive Guide for Practitioners, 2e by Joachim Zuther. Thieme 2009. Buy Now
  • Foeldi's Textbook of Lymphology: For Physicians and Lymphedema Therapists 2e by Michael Foeldi. Mosby 2007. Buy Now


Lymph Notes offers:

  • Informative articles about lymphedema and related topics and stories about people with lymphedema.
  • Resources for treatment, supplies, support groups, etc.
  • Support via the online forums.

National Lymphedema Network (NLN )

Lymphovenous Canada

Lymphedema Organizations

Organizations for patients and professionals (see Voices of Lymphedema for more information on these organizations and other resources):

  • NLN: National Lymphedema Network, serving patients and professionals.
  • LANA: Lymphology Association of North America, therapist certification,
  • PLAN: Parents’ Lymphedema Action Network, for parents of children with lymphedema, contact via NLN.
  • LRF: Lymphatic Research Foundation, promoting and supporting lymphatic research,
  • ISL: International Society of Lymphology, professional organization,
  • LAO: Lymphovenous Association of Ontario, patient group,

Lymphedema Bandages and Supplies

See also the lymphedema resource directory on

Compression Garment and Aid Companies

Most compression garment or aid manufacturers sell through medical supply companies, specially trained fitters, or therapists; some companies have their own sales departments.

Category: Resources Updated: 2010-09-20