Ginger-K Lymphedema & Cancer Care Center

(408) 782-1028

16275 Monterey Rd, Suite E,
Classic Square

Morgan Hill, CA 95037

Continuing Education


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Lymphedema Courses

Learn effective lymphedema care at the Ginger-K Lymphedema & Cancer Care Center in Morgan Hill, California. Phyllis Tubbs-Gingerich teaches cancer and lymphedema courses to patients and medical professionals.

Continuing Education:

Courses Offered:

  • Case Study Course — Head and Neck Lymphedema Post-Laryngectomy
  • Case Study Course — An Infant with Primary Lymphedema Complicated by Klippel-Trenaunay
  • Lymphedema — The Chronic "Unknown Hidden" Disease
  • Grief, Loss, and Lymphedema
  • Internship Program - Call (408) 782-1028 for details
  • Use of Gradient Sequential Pneumatic Pumps in Treating Wounds, Venous Insufficiency, and Lymphedema
  • Cancer — Is It Epidemic?
  • The Killer Called Stress
  • Women on the Go Want to Know More about Breast Cancer
  • Practicum Course

self care book

4th edition - on sale Feburary 2022
 

The need for a detailed resource guide for lymphedema self-care prompted the publication of this “easy-to-carry” manual. We hope our revised 4th edition will be more detailed in answering questions you have about lymphedema and guide you through a better understanding of self care
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The best way to treat lymphedema is to:
- Get as much information as possible about lymphedema
- Seek proper care and instructions from a bona fide lymphedema specialist.
- Secure materials and supplies necessary to properly maintain lymphedema.
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This book is not intended to be a medical manual or to replace your physician’s care and advice, but rather as a guide to aid in self care and maintenance of lymphedema, skin and wound care. It is the culmination of 30 years’ experience in the field of cancer, lymphedema, skin and wound care. Self care suggestions in this book are the direct result of patients’ subjective comments, which has prompted us to research better methods of treatment. Over the years, these formulas have been used in treating our patients and have not only become part of our clinic’s protocol for therapy but have proven to be a vital tool for education of patients in self care and maintenance. This constant exchange of information between patient and care giver continues to be the basis for individualized patient care at our clinic.


Care & Maintenance

Learn to care for yourself and manage your condition for a better quality of life. The Lymphedema Self-Care Manual is not intended to be a medical manual or to replace your physician's care and advice; rather, it is a guide to good lymphedema, skin, and wound care. The manual is the culmination of 25 yrs' experience in the field of lymphedema care.


Patient Input

Self-care protocol is the direct result of patients’ subjective comments, which have led to better methods of treatment. Over the years, these formulas have been used in treating patients and have not only become part of the clinic's protocol for therapy, but have also proven to be a vital tool for education of patients in self-care and maintenance.

This constant exchange of information between patient and caregiver continues to be the basis for individualized patient care at the clinic. The need for a detailed resource for lymphedema self-care prompted publication of this "easy-to-carry" manual. Its goal is to answers any questions you have about lymphedema and guide you to a better understanding of self-care.

Cancer & Lymphedema Care Links