Press Releases

From the Lymphedema Advocacy Group:

(3/2016) National Lymphedema Network Awareness Day Award – LTA Congressional Leaders Recognized
(3/2015) Lymphedema: The Under-diagnosed and Under-insured Disease that Affects Millions of Americans
(11/2014) Lymphedema: For Thousands of Survivors, Breast Cancer is Only Half the Battle

From the Offices of our Bill Sponsors and Co-leads (115th Congress):

(2/2017) Lawmakers Introduce Bipartisan Bill to Strengthen Lymphedema Treatment; PDF of release
(3/2017) Cantwell, Grassley Introduce Bill to Improve Medicare Coverage for People Living with Lymphedema; PDF of release

From the Offices of our Bill Sponsors and Co-leads (114th Congress):

(4/2016) Press release from Congressman Dave Reichert (WA)
“Lymphedema Treatment Act Earns Support of Majority of the US House”PDF of release
(4/2016) Press release from the office of Congressman Leonard Lance (NJ)
(12/2015) Press release from the office of Senator Maria Cantwell (WA); PDF of release
(3/2015) Press release from the office of Congressman Dave Reichert (WA-08); PDF of release

From the Offices of our Bill Sponsors (113th Congress): 

Press release from the office of Congressman Dave Reichert (Washington’s 8th District)
Press release from the office of Congressman Leonard Lance (New Jersey’s 7th District)
Press release from the office of Congressman Bruce Braley (Iowa’s 1st District)  
Dear Colleague Letter (Congressmen Reichert, Lance, Braley and Blumenauer)

From the Office of our Original Bill Sponsor, 
Congressman Larry Kissell (111th and 112th Congresses):


This week in Washington
 (2011)
Bill introduced requiring fair treatment of lymphedema patients
Lymphedema bill gains support from cancer groups
LiveSTRONG throws support behind lymphedema bill
In celebration of women
This week in Washington (2010)
A letter to the lymphedema community from Congressman Larry Kissell