Do you have lymphedema or are you at risk? Lymphedema is a chronic condition that occurs when lymphatic fluid builds up and causes long-‐term swelling.
Lymphedema affects one in every five breast cancer survivors.
If you have had breast cancer and have had lymph nodes removed or damaged during radiation treatment – you are at a lifelong risk of lymphedema. Learn all you can to manage this condition and help prevent it from getting worse.
When: Saturday, October 24, 2015
Where: Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre, Calgary, Alberta
What to expect: This is a special one-‐day event for people living with lymphedema, those at risk and their family members. Learn from lymphedema experts, meet with the companies that provide lymphedema products and services and network with health professionals and other patients. Key topics: Self-‐care, Exercise, Adapting to Change, Research, Surgical Approaches and Panel of Experts
DON’T MISS OUT -‐ Last day to register is October 21
This event is co-‐hosted by the Canadian Lymphedema Framework and the Alberta Lymphedema Association, in collaboration with the University of Calgary and through the generous funding of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation.