Marcia Beck is a Clinical Nurse Specialist certified in Medical Surgical Nursing, and a Certified Lymphedema Therapist. Currently, she is Women’s Breast Center Coordinator at Truman Medical Centers in Kansas City , MO. Marcia received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Truman State University , Kirksville , MO in 1977, and a Master of Science in Nursing from University of Missouri Columbia in 1997. Trained in Lymphedema Therapy by the Academy of Lymphatic Studies in Florida in 1996, Marcia started one of the first nurse managed Lymphedema Clinics in Missouri at Northeast Regional Medical Center in Kirksville, MO later that year. Since 1996, Mrs. Beck has presented in-services on Breast Cancer and Lymphedema management at various hospitals and community groups, and participated on the Legislative Panel at the NLN Conferences in 2000 and 2002. Marcia is an active member of the National Lymphedema Network’s Medical Advisory Committee, and editorial committee of the NLN Lymphlink, Academy of MedSurg Nurses Association, assisting in forming a new chapter in the Kansas City Area, and the Oncology Nurses Society, participating in the Special Interest Group for Lymphedema.