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Biomarkers for the Detection of Lymphatic Insufficiency
Acquired lymphedema is a disease that causes chronic swelling of the limb(s). It is frequently under-recognized or misdiagnosed. This study is designed to lead to the development of an accurate, noninvasive, blood test to allow testing for lymphedema.
Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.
Collaborator: Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
- Procedure: tissue sampling
For lymphedema participants:
history of acquired lymphedema of at least 6 months' duration.
For non-lymphedema participants with risk factors:
have undergone lymph node dissection and/or radiation therapy with no evidence of
Control participants: no evidence of lymphedema, no lymph node dissection, no radiation
active cancer, infection or bleeding tendency
Ages Eligible for Study
18 Years - N/A
Genders Eligible for Study