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Lymphedema (INACTIVE)

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  • Innovations target risk of lymphedema

     Innovations target risk of lymphedema
    NYP/Columbia University Medical Center 630 West 168th Street In the past few years, surgeons have made strides in preventing lymphedema, a potential side effect of breast cancer surgery in which a blockage in the lymphatic system causes fluid...
  • TLC to Air '132 Pound Scrotum' Special

    Honey Boo Boo, close your eyes. TLC announced a new special on Wednesday called "The Man With the 132-Pound Scrotum," which will air Aug. 19 at 9 p.m. The documentary will follows the life of 49-year-old Las Vegas resident Wesley Warren Jr., who...
  • News of the Weird: Too Busy for Court

    News of the Weird: Too Busy for Court
    At a June hearing, a Philadelphia judge became so exasperated at defendant Robert Williams' seeming cluelessness about his need to keep his probation appointments that she ordered him to take “etiquette” classes before returning to court....
  • Living Well with Cancer Series

    Living Well with Cancer Series
    Educational Series July through December 2013 Please join us for these free classes designed to improve your cancer journey. We do ask that you pre-register as space is limited--really! To register, call 574.287.4197 and tell us what you would like to...
  • Breast Cancer Survivor Makes Easing Symptoms Of Lymphedema Her Work

    Sue Callison credits her sister with saving her life. "I remember thinking that she probably had breast cancer at my age because when she was diagnosed, she was so far advanced," says Callison, recalling the test she took when she was 37 years old....
  • Getting back on the wellness path

    Getting back on the wellness path
    Breast cancer survivors have traditionally been discouraged from everyday lifting such as carrying around their children or toting groceries. However, pumping up, often feared by women following breast cancer surgery, may be just what they need....
  • Massage can soothe body, soul

    Massage can soothe body, soul
    Massage has healing powers--both physical and emotional--for breast cancer patients. Though it can't slow or reverse the progression of cancer, it has proven effects of reducing discomfort and leveling mood swings in women, reducing fatigue and pumping up...
  • Things happen for a reason

    Things happen for a reason
    My name is Michelle Allman (a.k.a. Lady Mea) - President/CEO of Karibbean Under One Magazine (KUOM), and I am a nine year Breast Cancer survivor. Allow me to share my thoughts….my pain….my story. Nine years ago, I heard the most frightening...
  • Navigating breast cancer care

    Navigating breast cancer care
    "Am I going to die?" "Will I lose my hair?" "Will I ever be really well again?" These are among the questions that people newly diagnosed with breast cancer typically ask. To answer them and to smooth the intense emotional experience and complex...
  • In Support

    ELKHART - Center for Hospice Care is conducting a Summer Grief Forum, a series of educationally focused sessions featuring speakers who will share important information and answer questions. Each session is from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 15 ...
  • Strength training does more than bulk up muscles

    Strength training does more than bulk up muscles
    Strength training has strong-armed its way beyond the realm of bodybuilding. A growing body of research shows that working out with weights has health benefits beyond simply bulking up one's muscles and strengthening bones. Studies are finding that...