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 @ 10:00 am3:00 pm PST

Learn more about self-care classes

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  • February 2021 Lymphedema Support Group

    Back by popular demand: “Therapeutic Treatment of Scar Tissue for Improved Lymphatic Drainage” by Larra Dutton, LMT, CLT, RYT, is the topic for this meeting.  Learn how scarring influences how

    February 13 @ 12:30 pm2:30 pm PST

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  • 2020 Year-end Message
    This pandemic does not care about lymphedema.  But we do.  This year here in Seattle we had the first reported COVID–19 outbreak at a nursing home in Kirkland, WA in February.  That meant we started restricting our movements before the rest of the country. I remember this painfully, as I had to explain to a perplexed family in the Midwest that we would not be […]

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