National and International Associations

Canadian Lymphedema Framework (CLF)

The CLF is an academic and patient stakeholder collaboration, which is part of an international initiative to promote research, best practices and lymphedema clinical development worldwide.

International Lymphoedema Framework (ILF)

The ILF objective is to improve the management of lymphedema and related disorders worldwide.

Lymphology Association of North America (LANA)

LANA is a non-profit corporation specializing in the certification of healthcare professions who diagnose and/or treat lymphedema and related disorders.

National Lymphedema Network

The NLN is an internationally recognized non-profit organization in the US founded to provide education and guidance to lymphedema patients, healthcare professionals, and the general public by disseminating information about risk reduction and the management of primary and secondary lymphedema.

Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN)

LE&RN is an internationally recognized non-profit organization founded to fight lymphatic diseases and lymphedema through education, research and advocacy. It has chapters throughout the world.

Lymphatic Education & Research Network – Canada Chapter (LE&RN)

International Lipedema Association