The Tri-Cities Cancer Center is offering a free lymphedema prevention class.
The class will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. today at the center, 7350 W. Deschutes Ave., Kennewick.
Lymphedema is a swelling that occurs in the arms or legs because of problems in the lymph system.
The disease affects men and women and must be treated by draining the lymph fluid.
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Early detection can help prevent discomfort and permanent damage.
Reservations can be made at tccancer.org or by calling 737-3427.