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National Lymphedema Conference-Calgary-October 23-24, 2015

Posted August 26th, 2015

National Lymphedema Conference

October 23October 24

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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

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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.

Who Says You Can’t Give Birth After Chemotherapy?

Posted March 18th, 2015

Hi Cancer Survivors,

Sometimes, it’s the small things that count. Read the CBC Article on how how Jill O’Connor fought the odds.

CancerBRIDGES Team

Palliative Care

Posted March 18th, 2015

Hi Cancer Survivors,

What are your thought’s on the latest report from Ontario’s Auditor General regarding Palliative Care? Read the report here:

The CancerBRIDGES Team

Connecting Alberta cancer survivors with the resources they need to make the rest of their life the best of their life