I have to admit that I do not understand a great deal of this research but I have been told this is a very promising area, but outcomes many years away, at least ten or more. The issue with gene therapy and growth factors is the danger of causing cancer, so progress is very slow and cautious, safe results are the priority.
Please click on the links if you are interested in some of the latest research
If like me you are a little confused, by all this just be happy that there is research happening to find a way of improving the lives of those with both Primary and Secondary Lymphedema… Thank you to the scientists who are giving time to this. It gives hope for a better future….