Up to 5 million Americans suffer from lymphedema, mostly as a result of cancer treatment. This is a chronic condition that can develop as a consequence of surgery and/or radiation therapy to the lymph nodes in the neck, armpit, pelvis and groin ... [Read More]
How To Begin An Exercise Routine (For Cancer Patients And Survivors): Part I
This is the first article in our series on "How To Begin An Exercise Routine (for cancer patients and survivors.)" If you are currently living with cancer or had cancer in the past you may be facing a unique set of challenges or uncertainties due to ... [Read More]
Millions of Cancer Survivors Suffer from Lymphedema: early diagnosis & treatment is essential
Did you know that as many as 3-5 million individuals suffer from lymphedema in the United States, and the majority of whom develop this condition as a result of cancer treatment (i.e. surgery and/or radiation therapy to the lymph nodes within the ... [Read More]
Cancer has spread to a sentinel lymph node…do you need more extensive lymph node surgery?
Please share this post with anyone you know who was JUST diagnosed with breast cancer... A practice changing study, published in February 2011, in the Journal of the American Medical Association, reported the results of an important randomized ... [Read More]