is the swelling that occurs when a blockage in the lymphatic system
prevents the lymph fluid in the arm or leg from draining adequately.
As the fluid accumulates, the swelling continues. It frequently
follows surgery for cancer and is an ongoing challenge for the
patient. This talk by Stanley
Rockson, MD, director, Stanford Center
for Lymphatic and Venous Disorders, focuses on new and emerging
treatments for this condition.