Actress Cathy Bates recently appeared on The Doctors television show to discuss her own lymphedema experience and how it was addressed. Her interview appears on the the show's website and can be viewed here.
Lynn Fass, patient educator and NWLC Board President shared a brief synopsis of the retreat: Julie and I feel the Retreat was a huge success. Many expressed that it was "life changing". It brought tears to my eyes when I sat in the Harmony Hill Circle of 23 women living with lymphedema. What an awesome support … Continue reading Outstanding Success at the Lymphedema Retreat at Harmony Hill
The Northwest Lymphedema Center is proud to endorse the Lymphedema Treatment Act. Many of our board members also participate individually in the grass-roots movement supporting this legislation.
OVERCOME OBSTACLES Understand Lymphedema. Know your resources. Learn to be your own best advocate.
The Movement is Growing The WA-State team of lymphedema patient advocates is building a grassroots team to help pass the LTA. Read their story of how they worked with their WA representatives and how you can help. . .
NWLC co-hosted an event with JoViPak to raise awareness and to support the LTA on June 3rd 2014. The bill’s lead sponsor, Rep. DaveReichert, and Rep. Adam Smith, whose district includes the NWLC, spoke about the urgent need to pass this critical legislation. We are grateful to the 22 patients whose active participation put “a face … Continue reading Event in Support of the Lymphedema Treatment Act