Lymphedema Resources

Books

  • 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
     

Websites

Lymph Notes www.LymphNotes.com 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 ) www.lymphnet.org.

Lymphovenous Canada www.lymphovenous-canada.ca

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. www.lymphnet.org.
  • LANA: Lymphology Association of North America, therapist certification, www.clt-lana.org.
  • PLAN: Parents’ Lymphedema Action Network, for parents of children with lymphedema, contact via NLN.
  • LRF: Lymphatic Research Foundation, promoting and supporting lymphatic research, www.lymphaticresearch.org.
  • ISL: International Society of Lymphology, professional organization, www.u.arizona.edu/~witte.
  • LAO: Lymphovenous Association of Ontario, patient group, www.lymphontario.org.

Lymphedema Bandages and Supplies

See also the lymphedema resource directory on www.lymphnotes.com/resources.php

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