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Lymphedema Management: The Next Decades

Lymphedema Management: The Next Decades GUEST E DITOR’S M ESSAGE Lymphedema Management: The Next Decades Nicole L. Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA Guest Editor of Rehabilitation Oncology, and is a project coordinator for Cancer Rehabilitation Initiatives at the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at Rehabilitation Medicine, Office of Strategic Research, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD In 1998, the American Cancer Society (ACS) released Imaging techniques that improve our understand- a supplement issue to the journal Cancer that highlighted ing of the lymphatic system and may contribute to the workshop proceedings from an international group better clinical therapeutics. of subject matter experts in lymphedema management. It Clinical trials studying drug mechanisms that have was a seminal publication that served as a catalyst in ac- shown great promise in reversing lymphedema. celerating awareness in the United States. Twenty years Sophisticated technologies that can improve clini- on, the field of lymphology and lymphedema clinical man- cal management through interventions such as low- agement has become far more mainstream in medicine level light laser and limb monitoring with wearable through improved NIH-funded research, the emergence of sensors and cloud-based apps. 2 journals specifically focused on lymphology and lym- It is exciting to see many of these topics reflected http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Rehabilitation Oncology Wolters Kluwer Health

Lymphedema Management: The Next Decades

Rehabilitation Oncology , Volume 36 (1) – Jan 1, 2018

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Wolters Kluwer Health
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2168-3808
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2381-2427
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10.1097/01.REO.0000000000000104
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GUEST E DITOR’S M ESSAGE Lymphedema Management: The Next Decades Nicole L. Stout, DPT, CLT-LANA, FAPTA Guest Editor of Rehabilitation Oncology, and is a project coordinator for Cancer Rehabilitation Initiatives at the Rehabilitation Medicine Department at Rehabilitation Medicine, Office of Strategic Research, National Institutes of Health Clinical Center, Bethesda, MD In 1998, the American Cancer Society (ACS) released Imaging techniques that improve our understand- a supplement issue to the journal Cancer that highlighted ing of the lymphatic system and may contribute to the workshop proceedings from an international group better clinical therapeutics. of subject matter experts in lymphedema management. It Clinical trials studying drug mechanisms that have was a seminal publication that served as a catalyst in ac- shown great promise in reversing lymphedema. celerating awareness in the United States. Twenty years Sophisticated technologies that can improve clini- on, the field of lymphology and lymphedema clinical man- cal management through interventions such as low- agement has become far more mainstream in medicine level light laser and limb monitoring with wearable through improved NIH-funded research, the emergence of sensors and cloud-based apps. 2 journals specifically focused on lymphology and lym- It is exciting to see many of these topics reflected

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Published: Jan 1, 2018

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