Tag: Lymphoedema

Photo sourced from iStock The adage ‘this too shall pass’ is often used in society when we face tough times but what happens when the challenge doesn’t go away? For many people who have experienced cancer, the chronic condition lymphoedema follows and lingers. It can be debilitating and it’s incurable. What is Lymphoedema? Lymphoedema involves […]

We discuss how you can prevent and/or manage lymphoedema which can affect you during and after cancer treatment.

“My everyday life is affected 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. There is never a moment when any decision I make isn’t governed by my leg.” Helga, on living with lymphoedema. Almost five years ago, as an advocacy volunteer with Cancer Council NSW, I attended a dinner meeting of […]