Become a member of the Lymphedema Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (LANL). It’s one of the most important ways to support the LANL. Membership fees help to fund our activities – members help spread the word and raise awareness about lymphedema.
Welcome to the website of the Lymphedema Association of Newfoundland and Labrador (LANL)
Lymphedema is swelling that generally occurs in one or both of your arms or legs caused by a compromised lymphatic system. The condition can be genetic (primary), or can be caused by injury to the lymphatic system. See the latest Canadian Lymphedema Framework (CLF) pamphlet here..
LANL has been formed to provide support and information on lymphedema to patients, healthcare providers and caregivers.. Please explore our website for information, support and resources.
Please note LANL does not provide medical advice
UPCOMING EVENTS - SAVE THE DATES!
Our second LYMPHEDEMA Public Forum is scheduled for Saturday,
September 17, 2016, at the Health Science Centre, St. John's.
comping. Hope to see you there!
To become a member, just complete and send in the
membership form below!
Support Group Meeting
The September Support Group meeting will be the Public Forum on Saturday, September 17, from 9 AM-1 PM, Lecture Theatre D,
Health Sciences Centre, St. John’s, NL.
Please let us know if you can attend:
by September 9.
The second Tuesday of the following months at Daffodil Place, 70 Ropewalk Lane, St. John's, NL
Time 6 pm.
Lymphedema Treatment includes a number of clinical and self management aspects
Disclaimer: This site is for information and community support only, and should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care. Always seek the advice of your physician with any question about a health problem or medical condition. This site also includes links to websites providing information about lymphedema, but the LANL cannot be responsible for the content of those sites.Copyright 2013. Lymphedema Association of Newfoundland and Labrador. All Rights Reserved.