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Know Your Nodes, Part III

By Riva Preil

Background complete- you have made it through the anatomy, good job!  Time to discuss the PATHOPHYSIOLOGY.  Unfortunately, things don’t always run as smoothly and perfectly as we just described, and dysfunction of the lymphatic system can result in LYMPHEDEMA.  277 more words

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Why Massage? The Lymph System

Dictionary.com defines massage as “the act or art of treating the body by rubbing, kneading, patting, or the like, to stimulate circulation, increase suppleness, relieve tension, etc… 532 more words

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Confirmed - Grandpa

My Grandfather has been diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma, at the base of his tongue and has spread to a lymph node in his neck. Survival rate is 50%. 343 more words

Update: follow-up appointments and more surgery

Today’s update is going to be difficult to write. I’ve been avoiding it for a couple of reasons. One reason is because I had a bit of a breakdown following the news. 1,859 more words


The Good News About Breast Cancer Treatment 13/09/2014

have you ever wondered if there is any good news about breast cancer treatment? Trough modern medical breakthroughs, this disease is growing more curable every day. 6 more words

Know Your Nodes, Part II

By Riva Preil

Approximately 10% of water that exits the capillaries and enters the interstitial space at the arterial end of the capillary does NOT return at the venous end due to pressure related factors (refer to… 188 more words

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Brushing your body….say what!?!?!

Brushing our hair, brushing our teeth and brushing our body…….wait what is body brushing? That is what I thought when I first heard about this phenomenal body treatment (which at first thought I didn’t find so exciting). 344 more words

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