GLOBAL PATIENT SUPPORT
-Know Your Resources-
Being part of a community is empowering. The sense of belonging and mutual support experienced is unmatched. That is why LymphCare was developed to provide you with a comprehensive tool to help you manage your life with lymphedema. Everything you need is in one place.
MEDI FOR HELP
Medi for Help uses donations to help individuals in crisis areas of Haiti by giving back quality of life to people by making medical prosthetics, orthopedic supports, braces and medical compression garments for chronic wound treatment and Lymphedema. Medi for Help also works to provide improvements in clinical care, training, and education.
While the field of Lymphology has come a long way, countless patients with Lymphedema and other lymphatic disorders remain largely unheard. Patients continue to be misdiagnosed or worse - ignored. The Lymphedema Awareness Campaign's goal is to change that.
NLN Education Kits will be sent to oncologists and cancer centers across the nation to be distributed to patients when they are diagnosed with cancer. The goal is for patients to be equipped to prevent and manage Lymphedema should they develop it.
LYMPHEDEMA AWARENESS CAMPAIGN
NLN EDUCATION KITS
LYMPH SCIENCE ADVOCACY PROGRAM
Life and living with Lymphedema can be challenging. Patients are often called on to advocate for themselves and overcome unique obstacles. This program was created to highlight Lymphedema Ambassadors around the world through their active abilities to spread awareness and give voice to the Lymphedema Community.
A training program for Advocates for Research and Education about Lymphedema. The goal of LSAP is to engage and motivate patients and caregivers to action by providing a comprehensive understanding of the basic science, treatment, and clinical research of the lymphatic system, primary and secondary Lymphedema, and related disorders.
LYMPHEDEMA TREATMENT ACT
Here is where patients, families, caregivers, therapists, and medical practitioners can connect and share how to better identify and manage lymphedema and lymphatic diseases. You'll also find links to therapists, treatment centers and support groups in your area.
The Lymphedema Treatment Act is a federal bill that aims to improve insurance coverage for the medically necessary, doctor-prescribed compression supplies that are the cornerstone of lymphedema treatment.
STOMP OUT LYMPHEDEMA
Join the NLN as they Stomp Out Lymphedema! This annual event is a virtual walk/run - a campaign that encourages patients to get moving and raise awareness about this often overlooked condition.
National Lymphedema Network 2017 International Conference & Patient Summit in association with the Lighthouse Lymphedema Network
October 11th - 15th 2017 the NLN brings its signature conference to Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort and Convention Center in the heart of Walt Disney World®. Before and after our conference days, you will enjoy the opportunity to visit Walt Disney World’s® renowned theme parks with your family at discounted rates.