ALA – Alberta Lymphedema Association
Alberta Lymphedema Association (ALA) is a not for profit charitable
organization founded in 2003 by a team of people who recognized the need to
help people living with, or at risk of, Lymphedema. A learning association
committed to ongoing education of its stakeholders, ALA works to make a
difference and empower affected individuals and their families to help
manage this condition. ALA works from the patient standpoint.
AQL/LAQ - Assn Québécoise du Lymphoedème/Lymphedema Assn of
Lymphedema Association of Quebec is a charitable organization founded in
1999 to provide education, awareness, and support to those with lymphedema,
and to encourage research leading to effective treatments and eventually a
cure. (Text is available in English and French)
BCLA – BC Lymphedema Association
BC Lymphedema Association (BCLA) has been created for the purpose of
promoting a greater public understanding of Lymphedema. The BCLA is
dedicated to providing information for patients and their families,
caregivers, medical practitioners and the public. The BCLA provides
encouragement and support to patients, educating and informing them of
treatment options available to manage their condition.
Canadian Lymphedema Framework
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CLF is an academic and patient stakeholder collaboration which is part of
an international initiative aiming to promote research, best practice
guidelines and lymphedema clinical development, worldwide. The mission of
the Canadian Lymphedema Framework is to work to improve the management of
lymphedema and related disorders in Canada.
LAO – Lymphedema Association of Ontario
Lymphovenous Association of Ontario was founded by a small group of
lymphedema patients and their families in 1996. Originally intended
as a support group for patients, it has grown to provide core programs and
services to lymphedema patients, those at risk for lymphedema, lymphedema
treatment professionals and other health care providers.
people living with lymphedema in Canada. This site provides information on
lymphedema and cancer treatment in Canada and its provinces.
LAM - Lymphedema Association of Manitoba
The Lymphedema Association of Manitoba
is a newly formed organization whose mission is the pursuit of resources,
information, education, awareness and support to those affected with or at
risk of primary or secondary lymphedema; their families, health care
professionals and the general public.
LAS – Lymphedema Association of Saskatchewan
The Lymphedema Association of
Saskatchewan is a non- profit organization founded in 2004 by a group of
people who recognised the need to help those who have or are at risk of
developing lymphedema and related lymphatic disorders. We strive to be a
learning association, committed to ongoing education. SLLA works to empower
affected individuals and their families to successfully manage these
McGill Lymphedema Research Project
Canadian, university-based research project under the guidance of Dr. Anna
Towers involving Dr. Vodder school-certified therapists.