Announcing the Patient Summit Program

The Patient Summit participation is included for those registering for the full 3-day Congress. For patients, patient advocates and therapists just attending the Patient Summit on Saturday, please use the online registration button above to register for the Patient Summit.

12:00 – 16:00 Patient Summit in Redwood Ballroom (followed by Lymphedema Session in Emerald Ballroom)
Co-Chairs: Michael Bernas, MS & Saskia R.J. Thiadens ,RN

12:00 Registration – Networking – Industry Sponsored Lymphedema Lunch

13:15 DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT: Paula J.B. Stewart, MD, MSCLT-LANA

13:30 – 16:00 DEMONSTRATIONS LYMPHEDEMA VENDORS (TBA, see confirmed industry vendors below)

16:00 – 17:00 Networking, visit the Exhibitors

17:05 – 19:05 SECONDARY LYMPHEDEMA FROM CANCER THERAPY SESSION IN EMERALD BALLROOM

17:05 INTRODUCTION , Saskia R.J. Thiadens, RN, California Pacific Medical Center Cancer Center, San Francisco, USA

17:10 TREATMENT & INCIDENCE OF CANCER RELATED LYMPHEDEMA , Paula J.B. Stewart, MD, MS, CLT-LANA, Siskin Physician Rehab Group, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA

17:30 IMAGING OF THE LYMPHATIC SYSTEM IN LYMPHEDEMA, Mike Bernas, MS, TCU and UNTHSC School of Medicine, Fort Worth, USA

17:50 ADJUNCTIVE CONSERVATIVE TREATMENT FOR LYMPHEDEMA, Betty Smoot, PT, DPTSc, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, USA and Rochelle Brannan MPT, CLT-LANA,Dominican Hospital, Santa Cruz, USA

18:10 SCREENING AND EARLY DETECTION PROGRAM FOR CANCER PATIENTS, Saskia R.J. Thiadens, RN, California Pacific Medical Center Cancer Center, San Francisco, USA

18:30 SURGICAL OPTIONS FOR LYMPHEDEMA TREATMENT, Jay W. Granzow, MD, MPH, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Los Angeles, USA

18:50 Q&A Panel Discussion

Vendors

Tactile Medical
RianCorp.

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