lymphedema

Type: Keyphrase
Name: lymphedema
First reported 8 hours ago - Updated 34 mins ago - 2 reports

Man and his 100-pound scrotum to soon separate

Dan Maurer has spent nearly two decades with a 100-pound mass on his groin.The 39-year-old says it's physically and emotionally exhausting, since everywhere he goes, people stare."They don't know what it's like to live in my shoes," Maurer said. "I knew ... [Published Journal-News - 6 hours ago]
Entities: Scrotum, lymphedema, Surgeon
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

Man to have op to remove 59kg testicle

[embedded content]A US man with a nine-and-a-half stone (59kg) testicle is finally set to have life changing surgery to have it removed.Dan Maurer, 39, from Michigan, whose testicle has slowly swollen over the past ten years, has spent years raising funds ... [Published Orange UK - 1 hour ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

Benefits of Gentle Therapeutic Massage for Cancer Patients with Lymphedema

Dawn Jenkins receives Lymphedema Therapy Certification - Aug. 27, 2014 - WEST CHESTER, Pa. -- Lymphedema is a health condition that affects approximately 1% of the U.S. population (nearly 3 million Americans) and results in swelling arms, legs, abdomen ... [Published Prlog - 4 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 2 reports

Man To Have Surgery To Remove 100-Pound Scrotum

A man from MichiganReutersThe 39-year-old has had the inflamed scrotum from his late twenties, which his doctors blamed on his obesity. Despite shedding more than 20 kilograms, the scrotum continued to grow.Dan told New York Daily News that he knew it ... [Published International Business Times Australia - 16 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 17 hours ago - 1 reports

The benefits of aquatic therapy

Aquatic therapy is a form of skilled physical therapy that takes place in the water, usually a small pool, under the supervision of a physical therapist. It is a well-tolerated form of exercise that allows for non-weight bearing or limited weight bearing ... [Published Examiner.com - 17 hours ago]
First reported Aug 26 2014 - Updated Aug 26 2014 - 1 reports

Symptoms and cures

Edema is a symptom. Lymphedema is a disease. What does this mean for you?Lymphedema is an abnormal accumulation of water and protein (swelling) in the superficial tissues of the body. The most common cause of lymphedema is surgical interventions that ... [Published Sun Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
First reported Aug 25 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

HealthCentral Announces Winners of Its Live Bold, Live Now Photo...

Three Participants are Rewarded and Recognized for Sharing Their Stories and Collecting Votes to Stamp Out Stigmas Related to Their Conditions HealthCentral (http://www.HealthCentral.com), the flagship condition management and health site from Remedy ... [Published PRWeb - Aug 25 2014]
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 24 2014 - 1 reports

Forum Post: lymphedema made worse?

I have moderate left arm lymphedema since my surgery 14 months ago and wear a compression sleeve,however since my radiation treatment it has got worse and my right hand is now also affected.Has anyone else had this happen to them? ... [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Aug 23 2014]
Entities: lymphedema, Radiation
First reported Aug 23 2014 - Updated Aug 23 2014 - 1 reports

More People Managing Cancer

With better diagnosis and better treatment more people are living longer with cancer.Oncologist Jenny Romero said, "In the early 70's less than 3 million cancer survivors we're around and that has increased to 14 million."The statistics prove it, millions ... [Published Your News Now - Aug 23 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Solidea Medical earns top 20 spot in Livestrong's 'Big C Competition'

WEST HARTFORD>> Solidea Medical, founded by resident Sue Callison, a breast cancer survivor, has earned a top 20 spot in the second phase of the Livestrong Foundation’s inaugural Big C competition, aimed at changing the way the world lives with ... [Published West Hartford News - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 22 2014 - Updated Aug 22 2014 - 1 reports

Coping With Lymphedema

SIOUX FALLS, SD -Losing lymph nodes can create life changing consequences.Kathy Ziebarth was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago. She suffers from Lympedema as a result of losing too many lymph nodes after surgery. This condition causes her arm ... [Published KELOLAND TV - Aug 22 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Elephantiasis: A devastating, but treatable, condition

Elephantiasis is a disease of the lymphatic system. What makes it so devastating, especially in advanced cases, is that the lower legs of the patient become gigantic. (Contributed Photo)Although elephantiasis is neither a common nor well known medical ... [Published Saipan Tribune - Aug 20 2014]

Quotes

Mr Maurer said: "When I go out people do look, I mean, they can't help themselves."
"I just put it off on the back-burner, thinking 'this is never gonna happen,'" he told the Daily News
"Wesley passed away before he could really be the representation, to give people hope" Maurer said. "I want to be the success story."
"They don't know what it's like to live in my shoes" Maurer said. "I knew there was something else going on."

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Man to have op to remove 59kg testicle [Published Orange UK - 1 hour ago]
Man With 100-Pound Scrotum Inspired By Another ... [Published Huffington Post - 2 hours ago]
Man with testicle weighing over 100lbs raises e... [Published Daily Star - 2 hours ago]
Benefits of Gentle Therapeutic Massage for Canc... [Published Prlog - 4 hours ago]
Man With 45kg Scrotum Fundraises Surgery Cost [Published Yahoo! 7 Lifestyle - 5 hours ago]
Man and his 100-pound scrotum to soon separate [Published Journal-News - 6 hours ago]
Man set to remove massive 100-pound scrotum [Published News 96.5.com - 8 hours ago]
Man To Have Surgery To Remove 100-Pound Scrotum [Published International Business Times Australia - 16 hours ago]
The benefits of aquatic therapy [Published Examiner.com - 17 hours ago]
Man with 100-pound scrotum to undergo surgery [Published Sun News - 23 hours ago]
New procedure could help women with chronic wei... [Published WNDU - Aug 26 2014]
Man With 100-Pound Scrotum To Receive Life-Chan... [Published Opposing Views - Aug 26 2014]
Symptoms and cures [Published Sun Gazette - Aug 26 2014]
HealthCentral Announces Winners of Its Live Bol... [Published PRWeb - Aug 25 2014]
Chico hydrotherapy business does more than trea... [Published ChicoER.com - Aug 23 2014]
Forum Post: lymphedema made worse? [Published Macmillan Cancer Support - Aug 23 2014]
More People Managing Cancer [Published Your News Now - Aug 23 2014]
New procedure to help Lipedema [Published KLAS-TV - Aug 23 2014]
Solidea Medical earns top 20 spot in Livestrong... [Published West Hartford News - Aug 22 2014]
Coping With Lymphedema [Published KELOLAND TV - Aug 22 2014]
Five questions for Tina Howansky [Published Troy Record - Aug 21 2014]
Elephantiasis: A devastating, but treatable, co... [Published Saipan Tribune - Aug 20 2014]
Hallmark Channel Features Dr. David Amron and P... [Published Digital Journal - Aug 20 2014]
Hallmark Channel Features Dr. David Amron and P... [Published Securities Technology Monitor - Aug 20 2014]
Cancer rehabilitation [Published Georgetown Times - Aug 20 2014]
60th anniversary [Published Mesabi Daily News - Aug 19 2014]
Paddle in Paradise event raises $45K [Published CBC Hamilton - Aug 18 2014]
Luciano: Persistence, positive outlook pay off ... [Published PJStar.com - Aug 16 2014]
HealthWatch: Lipedema [Published WeAreGreenBay.com - Aug 12 2014]
Health Notes: Gamblers Anonymous, Free HIV/HCV ... [Published Shelton Herald - Aug 12 2014]
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N-Style ID Announces New Medical Bangle Charm B... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Jun 25 2014]
Incline Village, NV, June 25, 2014 --( PR.com )-- N-Style ID, a leading manufacturer of medical jewelry, today announced the addition of a new medical bangle charm bracelet to their growing line of jewelry for medical patients -- along with necklaces, ...
Breast Cancer: Lymphedema Awareness Lacking [Published MedPageToday.com - medical news plus CME for ph ... - Jun 23 2014]
(MedPage Today) -- NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Although they experienced classic symptoms of postsurgical lymphedema, many breast patients didn't recognize the condition as related to treatment, and said they didn't receive any information about it from their ...
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Incline Village, NV, June 10, 2014 --( PR.com )-- N-Style ID, a leading manufacturer of medical jewelry, today announced the addition of custom jewelry engraving to their services at no extra cost to consumers. Now, N-Style ID customers will be able ...
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