Category Archives: Lymphedema

Powerful, tearful, and memorable weekend at Commonweal

When Lori mentioned to me that the MBC (Metastatic Breast Cancer) weekend at Commonweal – two and half day retreat for young (those diagnosed with breast cancer under 45) women with metastatic breast cancer – had space that was not going to be filled, I found myself wondering if they would accept me to join them even… Read More »

Lymphedema – attempting to separate fact from fiction

There is still very little understood about lymphedema. Because the largest population of those who suffer from secondary lymphedema (that is lymphedema as a result of surgery for something else) are breast cancer survivors, many of the studies involve the breast cancer population. I want to highlight that there is a difference between prevention of… Read More »