Welcome to Your
Lymphedema Patient Education Center

Our mission is to help you understand and manage the challenges of lymphedema through
• Online self-care videos on this website
• Quarterly patient self-care classes held in Kent WA

Our goal
is to empower you with hope by helping you to:
• Learn skills to effectively manage your lymphedema.
• Discover that your lymphedema doesn't have to control your life.

Lymphedema Education,
Classes and Resources.
Our next six-hour self-care class will be offered May 16th, 2014 at the Lymphedema Retreat for Women at Harmony Hill Retreat Center. This patient self-care class...                         

The Northwest Lymphedema Center is sponsoring a special Lymphedema Retreat for Women at the Harmony Hill Retreat Center, in Union WA, on the scenic Hood Canal. Retreat dates are: May 16th through the 18th, 2014. Space is limited and reservations are required...

Our self-care videos, classes and individual therapist appointments for patients in financial need are all made possible by donations and our sponsors. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organizaion, our services are supported by...

The Lymphedema Treatment Act just got a new start in Congress!
New bill refocused on the urgent need for compression
Did you know that Medicare does not cover medically-needed compression garments and supplies? Find out how the Lymphedema Treatment Act (LTA) will enable this essential element of care to be covered . . .Read more

Self-Advocacy Class for Lymphedema Patients
Facilitated by Elaine Eigeman, NWLC Board Member
Cancer and lymphedema patients often need help - finding their feet, finding their voice and finding the rest of their lives. Elaine Eigeman has been there and her mission in life now is to help others recover theirs. . .Read more

Local patient advocates advance the Lymphedema Treatment Act in the US Congress
The Movement is Growing
The WA-State team of lymphedema patient advocates is building a grassroots team to help pass the LTA. Read their story of how they worked with their WA representatives and how you can help. . . Read more


The Northwest Lymphedema Center is a valuable resource for anyone suffering from lymphedema.
Our goal is to help you and your caregivers understand your treatment options.