Mission Statement


The mission of the National Lymphedema Network is to create awareness of lymphedema through education and to promote and support the availability of quality clinical interventions for all individuals at risk for or affected by lymphedema.

The National Lymphedema Network is dedicated to:

·       Promoting research into the causes, prevention, and treatment of lymphedema;

·       Securing adequate insurance coverage of medically necessary, safe, and effective treatment;

·       Expanding the number and geographical distribution of lymphedema treatment facilities and certified lymphedema therapists.