Lymphatic & Venous Disorders

In the News

2014

October 16  Dr. Rockson is invited to speak on "New and Emerging Treatments for Breast Cancer and Lymphedema" at the 18th Senologic International Society (SIS) World Congress on Breast Healthcare in Orlando, FL.

July 6-11  At the World Congress of Biomechanics in Orlando FL, Dr. Rockson is speaking about "Lymphatic Function and Dysfunction: Lessons Learned from Experimental and Human Lymphedema."  

June 13  Dr. Rockson is an invited speaker at the Society for Vascular Medicine in La Jolla, CA. He speaks about "Molecular Advances: Insight into Lymphangiogenesis", "Novel Testing Methods (New Protein Assays and Genetic Testing) and Imaging" and "Running a Lymphedema Center: What are the Guidelines?".

June 5-7  Dr. Rockson presents "Prevalence and Health Economic Impact of Lymphedema" at the International Lymphedema Framework Conference in Glasgow, Scotland.

May 1-2  Dr. Rockson is a keynote speaker at the American Lymphedema Framework Meeting at the University of Missouri-Columbia, MO.

April 9  Dr. Rockson is a speaker at the Cardiovascular Institute of Lymphatic Research.

March 28 Dr. Rockson is a keynote speaker at the Lam Research Conference about the Clinical Perspective/ Overview of the Lymphatic Research Foundation in Chicago, IL.

March 9  Dr. Rockson presents an introduction and is a moderator at the Gordon Research Conference about the molecular mechanism in lymphatic function and disease.

February 19  Dr. Rockson speaks at the American Venous Forum Symposium in New Orleans, LA.

2013

March 4   Dr. Rockson is a speaker at the Future of Health: Emerging Treatments and Innovative Approaches, Stanford Club of European Leaders and HEC Santé, France-Amériques, Paris France. 

March 19  Dr. Rockson speaks at Music and the Brain, Stanford Alumni Club of France, Paris Executive Campus, Paris, France. 

April 23  Dr. Rockson presents "Lymphatics: An Overview" at the Department of Vascular Surgery, Harborview Medical Center, U Washington, Seattle, Washington. 

 May 22  Dr. Rockson speaks about recent advances in lymphedema research at the Washington Rehabilitation Center, Washington, DC.

May 31  "The Cutting Edge of Biomedicine: Can It Be Commercialized?" is presented by Dr. Rockson at the Association of Bioscience, Financial Officers International Conference, San Diego, California. 

June 7-8  Dr. Rockson is an invited panelist at the 1st International Conference on Generalized Lymphatic Anomaly and Gorham-Stout Syndrome, Bethesda, MD.

September 13   Dr. Rockson invited to speak on 'Prevalence and Health Economic Impact of Lymphedema in the USA' at the 17th World Meeting of the International Union of Phlebology. Boston, MA.

September 18  Dr. Rockson is an invited speaker at the 'Congress of the International Society of Lymphology" in Rome, Italy. He will be speaking on 'Peripheral Edema in Heart Failure.'

October 11  Dr. Rockson is invited to speak on 'Emerging Technologies in Lymphatic Research and Care' at the 16th State of Georgia Lymphedema Education and Awareness Program in Atlanta, GA.

October 25  Dr. Rockson will be speaking on 'Meeting the Unmet Needs in Lymphedema Diagnosis and Management' and 'New Frontiers in Lymphatic Research' at the Acadia Lymphedema Conference. Bar Harbor, ME.

October 26  Dr. Rockson is an invited speaker at the Canadian Lymphedema Conference. He will be speaking on 'Progress in Lymphedema' in Toronto, Ontario.

2012

March 14  Las Vegas, NV. 22nd Annual National Interdisciplinary Breast Center Conference. Dr. Rockson invited to speak on 'Newest Concepts on Lymphedema.

March 3  Dr. Rockson is an invited speaker at the Lymphatic Research Symposium with an Emphasis on Lymphedema and Cancer.

March 4-9  Dr. Rockson is an invited speaker at the Gordon Research Conference on Molecular Mechanisms in Lymphatic Function and Disease, in Ventura California. He will be speaking on 'Diagnosis and Treatment of Human Lymphedema: Translation from the Animal Model'.

June 28-30  Dr. Rockson has been invited to speak at the International Lymphoedema Framework conference in Montpellier, France.

November 9 Dr. Rockson is an invited keynote speaker for the 'Lymphatic Function and the Immune Response to Microbial or Viral Infection Workshop', sponsored by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

November, 2012 Dr. Rockson was selected as one of 5 recipients of the inaugural Innovation Fund Award program of the Stanford Cancer Institute. His research is entitled 'Placebo-Controlled Therapeutic Trial for the Prevention of Lymphedema in High Risk Breast Cancer Patients'.

2011

Feb 23-26   American Venous Forum, 23rd Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. Symposium: Changing Concepts in Lymphedema. Dr. Rockson to speak on ‘Lymphatic Disease: Where Have We Been, Where Are We Going?’.

March 6  Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Rockson to lecture on ‘The Molecular Basics of Lymphatic Development and Disease’.

April 10  The Avon Foundation, New York, NY. Dr. Rockson to speak on ‘Meeting the Unmet Needs in Lymphedema Diagnosis and Management’.

April 30  American Society of Breast Surgeons Annual Meeting, Washington DC. Dr. Rockson to conduct a symposium on Early Diagnosis of Breast Cancer-related Lymphedema.

May 4  Dr. Rockson invited as a Visiting Professor to the Division of Lymphatic Biology, Department of Systems Biology and Translational Medicine, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine, Temple, TX.

June 16  International Lymphoedema Framework Conference, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Rockson invited to present on ‘International Patient Registry and Biorepository for Lymphatic Disease.

June 18  International Lymphoedema Framework Conference, Toronto, Canada. Dr. Rockson invited to present an overview of ‘Biocompression in Lymphedema Management’.

July 29  Scheduled publication date for LYMPHEDEMA A Concise Compendium of Theory and Practice, BB Lee, J Bergan, SG Rockson, Editors. (http://www.springer.com/medicine/surgery/book/978-0-85729-566-8)

September 15  Prague, Czech Republic, Dr. Rockson invited to serve on the UIP Consensus for Primary Lymphedema.

September 21-25  The 23rd International Congress of  Lymphology, Malmö, Sweden. Dr. Rockson invited to present on the topic ‘New Frontiers in Lymphatic Research’.

October 13  Naples, Italy,  Dr Rockson invited to speak on lymphatic disease Hemodyn 2011: The Vasculab Conference.

October 15  San Francisco, CA Seventh Annual Oncology Congress, Dr. Rockson invited to speak on 'The Biology of Lymphedema'.

November 3  Dr. Rockson will be presenting in Washington, DC to Congressional Staffers in support of the bill before the House of Representatives, entitled The Lymphedema Treatment Act. (http://lymphedematreatmentact.org/join-us-in-dc-2011-lymphedema-lobby-days/)

December 12  Today, Dr. Rockson launched the Stanford Breast Cancer Lymphedema Registry: http://med.stanford.edu/ism/2011/december/lymphedema.html . Patients interested in enrolling can log into the Stanford National Breast Cancer Lymphedema Registry website at: http://breastcancer-lymphedema.stanford.edu. For more information, patients can call (650) 723-1396 or email lymphatic@stanfordmed.org.

 

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