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Lymphedema Resources – Non-Commercial Use Request Form

Copyrighted material is available free of charge to those individuals who have a full-time academic appointment at an academic or other non-profit research institution for non-commercial purposes. You may use and make copies of the copyrighted material for your research. You may not use the copyrighted material for commercial purposes without the written consent from the provider. Commercial purposes include sale, lease, license, or other transfer of the copyrighted material to a for-profit organization. Commercial purposes shall also include uses of the copyrighted material or modifications by any organization, to perform contract research, to produce or manufacture products for general sale, or to conduct research activities that result in any sale, lease, license, or transfer of the copyrighted material or modifications to a for-profit organization. If you are interested in using the survey for commercial purposes, please submit commercial user enquiry form. 

Include following citation in any reports or publications using the copyrighted work: 

Arm v2.0: Ridner SH, Dietrich MS. Development and validation of the Lymphedema Symptom and Intensity Survey-Arm. Support Care Cancer. 2015 Oct;23(10):3103-12. PMID: 25752884.
Lower Limb v1.0: Ridner SH, Doersam JK, Stolldorf DP, Dietrich MS. Development and Validation of the Lymphedema Symptom Intensity and Distress Survey-Lower Limb. Lymphat Res Biol. 2018 Dec;16(6):538-546. PMID: 30359205.
Truncal v1.0 and Head & Neck v2.0:  Ridner SH, Deng J, Doersam JK, Dietrich MS. Lymphedema Symptom Intensity and Distress Surveys-Truncal and Head and Neck, Version 2.0. Lymphat Res Biol. 2021 Jun;19(3):240-248. PMID: 33181059.

Please select the surveyes that you would like permissions for and complete the Request Form. An email will be sent to you after your request is authorized. 

Product Selection

Lymphedema Symptom Intensity and Distress Survey:

  • Arm v2.0
  • Lower Limb v1.0
  • Head & Neck v2.0
  • Truncal v1.0

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