Lymphoedema after breast cancer is caused by damage to or removal of lymph nodes from the armpit or breast area. It may be ongoing, but it can usually be managed, particularly if diagnosed early. Lymphoedema can affect people during active breast cancer treatment, or even months or years after active treatment has finished.
This is the second in a series of two webcasts about lymphoedema and will delve deeper into the challenges around living with lymphoedema.
In particular, the panel will look at the common questions and themes resulting from our first webcast as well as practical ways to manage and prevent lymphoedema.
Hear from leading experts, as well as a woman living with lymphoedema.
This webcast was recorded in 2019.
Let’s be Upfront about navigating a breast cancer diagnosis as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.
Let’s be upfront about pain, side effects and palliative care.
Let’s be Upfront about navigating relationships with your medical team.
Let’s be Upfront about living in a rural area following a breast cancer diagnosis.
Let’s be Upfront about living with metastatic breast cancer.
*This article does not provide medical advice and is intended for informational purposes only.
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