Open to people living with breast, ovarian or gynecological cancers. To learn more or to pre-register (pre-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED) call Support Connection at 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.
In this program, we will discuss the latest information on lymphedema, and look at various resources available for managing the condition.
SPEAKERS: JEN LOOBY, MS, PT, CLT, Physical Therapist/Senior Lymphedema Therapist at Hudson Valley Hospital Center. Topics: What is lymphedema and what causes it; Incidence of lymphedema after breast and ovarian cancer; Recommendations for surveillance and risk reduction for people at risk for developing breast cancer related lymphedema, as well as those already diagnosed with lymphedema; Techniques for management of complete decongestive therapy, bandages, garments; Causes and treatments for axillary syndrome.
ANN MOWRY: Co-owner of Specialty Fittings. She and her partner Diane Surman are certified mastectomy fitters and compression garment fitters. Topics: Resources available for lymphedema and post mastectomy management, such as: sleeves, compression garments, bras and post-mastectomy products.