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Thursday, April 18th, 2019

 

Double cancer survivor, lymphedema patient enjoys life after treatment

HONOLULU (April 17, 2019) – The first lymphedema therapy program was recently established at Tripler Army Medical Center by embedding a certified lymphedema therapist from occupational therapy into the Tripler Radiation Oncology Therapy Clinic. This brand new capability at Tripler provides comprehensive rehabilitative care for patients suffering from lymphedema as a result of surgical oncology or radiation oncology procedures, and the feedback from staff and patients has been tremendously positive. “My husband retired here from the Army at Fort Shafter, and I feel lucky enough to have continuous care here,”Read More