Lymphedema is a chronic condition where excess lymphatic fluid collects in the tissue spaces, causing edema. While there is no absolute cure for lymphedema, significant progress has been made in the management of the disease. Here you can learn about the lymphatic system, types of lymphedema, and the available management options.
Around 42% of breast cancer survivors will develop lymphedema.
Anatomy & Physiology
Learn how the lymphatic system works closely with the circulatory system to manage fluid flow throughout the body.
What is Lymphedema?
Lymphedema is the buildup of protein-rich lymph fluid. Learn more about the disease, its types, symptoms and treatment options.
Stages of Lymphedema
Learn about the four stages of lymphedema, including signs and symptoms associated with each stage.