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Dave

Make a Connection

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While awareness of Lymphedema is thankfully on the rise, there is still a lot that needs to be accomplished – from awareness to treatment and coverage. Now it is as important as ever to reach out and connect with others … Continue reading

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Max

Kissell’s Lymphedema Bill Gains Support from Komen for the Cure, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Network of Strength, Colon Cancer Alliance & LIVESTRONG

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For Immediate Release: July 20, 2010 Contact: Haven Kerchner, 704-786-1612 Haven.kerchner@mail.house.gov<mailto:Haven.kerchner@mail.house.gov> Kissell’s Lymphedema Bill Gains Support from Komen for the Cure, Living Beyond Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Network of Strength, Colon Cancer Alliance & LIVESTRONG The Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment … Continue reading

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Nicole

UPDATE: Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010

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The Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Act of 2010 bill (HR 4662) now has 7 co-sponsors!  We encourage everyone to build the buzz around this bill.  We still have a long way to go and every little bit helps. … Continue reading

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Nicole

HR 4662: Update to Ground Breaking Lymphedema Legislation

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Tennessean Representative, Phil Roe (R) has become the third sponsor of the legislative bill “Lymphedema Treatment and Cost Saving Act of 2010”.  Both co-sponsors of this bill are Republicans, making this a bi-partisan bill…very exciting!  The original author of this … Continue reading

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Dave

Lymphedema Bill – Update

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Ron Paul is the first representative to co-sponsor the Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Bill. While this is undoubtedly a good sign, we still have a long journey ahead of us and need your help to get this bill passed! To … Continue reading

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Dave

Lymphedema Diagnosis & Treatment Bill

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As some of you may have already heard, on February 23rd a Lymphedema Diagnosis and Treatment Cost Saving Bill was introduced into the House of Representatives. To pass, this bill will need support from you and your local representatives! Please … Continue reading

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Dave

Everyone Can Make a Difference

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Read below to see how coverage for lymphedema treatment became mandated in North Carolina. “The (lymphedema treatment coverage) bill came about when a constituent visited our office to voice her concerns about lymphedema and the denial of coverage for treatment … Continue reading

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