The Northwest Lymphedema Center based in Seattle, Washington, helps people of the Pacific Northwest and beyond, understand and meet the challenges of living well with lymphedema.

You may want to know if lymphedema poses any additional health risks in relation to COVID-19. Our blog shares further information. With our partner, Cancer Lifeline, we continue to provide support groups and self-care classes on-line through ZOOM. Please join us.

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  • Winter 2021 Lymphedema Self-Care Class

    Join us for our Lymphedema Self-Care Class presented on ZOOM, and in partnership with Cancer Lifeline. Interested?!  We encourage you to attend this signature class tailored to the needs of

    January 30, 2021 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm

Learn more about self-care classes

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  • 2020 December Lymphedema Support Group

    “Natural Treatments to Enhance Healthy Lymphatic Movement” by Suzanne McMurry, ND, will be the presentation in the first half of this meeting. While we have always stressed the importance of

    December 12 @ 12:30 pm2:30 pm

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  • The Joys and Distresses of Gardening (and the lessons I have learned)
    I love gardening and can get lost in that activity for hours, especially during springtime. Weeding, planting, and trimming give me an opportunity to experience the many wonderful sights and sounds associated with nature. Gardening has also brought me some distressing times.  Besides having a sore back, I never considered gardening a risky activity. When going through chemotherapy for breast cancer, I spent a beautiful […]

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