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Learning about Lymphedema

posted Jun 8, 2011, 7:28 AM by Kristine Conner
For the past six months, I have been researching and writing about a condition known as lymphedema, the swelling of the limb or trunk that affects a significant portion of women in the years after breast cancer treatment. I had the great opportunity to interview leading experts at the University of Pennsylvania, the Mayo Clinic, and the National Naval Medical Center for this assignment. I just completed the first draft, which will undergo revisions throughout the course of the summer and likely go live by the fall.