Head and Neck Lymphedema

Summary: People with Head and Neck Lymphedema are asked to participate in a research study being conducted by Montefiore Medical Center.

You may be eligible to participate in this study if you:

• Are at least ≥ 18 years of age
• Are pathologically confirmed with head and neck cancer (HNC)
• Completed curative cancer therapy with no evidence of active cancer at the time of enrollment
• Are diagnosed with either internal or external head and neck lymphedema

You may not participate in this study if you:

• Have had previous treatment for head and neck cancer lymphedema
• Have acute facial infection
• Have symptomatic carotid artery disease
• Have known carotid sinus hypersensitivity syndrome
• Have an internal jugular venous thrombosis within 3 months prior to consent
• Are pregnant, breast feeding or planning to become pregnant

Contact Information
Stelby Augustine, Study Coordinator
Phone: 718-920-7054