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Lymphedema Treatment Act Update (5/1/11)

  • We are pleased to announce two wonderful additions to our website:

    I’d also like to thank all those who distributed information cards.  Please don’t hesitate to request these at any time.  We are reliant on your help to spread the word.  (


    And with reintroduction of the Lymphedema Treatment Act growing nearer, we need your help to obtain the endorsement of several important organizations – the American Cancer Society, the American Physical Therapy Association and the American Occupational Therapy Association.  If you have not yet contacted these groups please take a moment to do so using these suggested messages and links.

    American Cancer Society, SEND TO: 

    American Physical Therapy Association & the American Occupational Therapy Association, SEND TO:

    • APTA -; ATTN: Government Affairs Department
    • AOTA -; select Federal Affairs from the drop down submission form
    • Please include: I hope that your organization will promptly endorse the Lymphedema Treatment Act (formerly HR 4662) when it is reintroduced in the 112th Congress.
    • If you are an OT or PT, it is extremely important that they hear from members of their own organization so please identify yourself as such; and if you are a patient being treated by an OT or PT, make sure you note that in your email and ask your therapist to also contact the APTA/AOTA.

    Thank you for your support and please let me know if you have questions,
    Heather Ferguson