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A history of the Dutch lymphoedema network

Robert Damstra
11 February 2014

<p>The Lymphedema Group Drachten was founded in 1995 in the Nij Smellinghe Hospital in Drachten, the Netherlands, to diagnose and treat patients. The Dutch Lymphology Foundation (Stichting Lymfologie Centrum Nederland, SLCN) was founded in 1998 to disseminate knowledge and experience to those working in this field and started an internet platform called The Lymphedema Network. In 2006, as there was a need for an independent patient organisation in the Netherlands, the SLCN, together with many other organisations with an interest in lymphoedema, founded the Dutch Lymphedema Network (DLN, NLNet).</p>

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