Posts Tagged ‘ cancer

Friday, June 12th, 2015

National Cancer Survivors Day

This past weekend was National Cancer Survivor’s Day. June 7th is a day to celebrate life and to raise awareness about the issues that cancer survivors face.  Thanks to advances in cancer prevention, detection, and treatment more people than ever are surviving this disease. In America alone, more than 14 million people are alive today […]

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Lymphedema and Preventative Measures

  If your lymphatic system has been damaged or compromised because of cancer treatments, you could be at risk for lymphedema.  Lymphedema is a buildup of fluid in soft tissue due to a blockage in the lymphatic system. People who have undergone treatment for cancer are particularly at risk, especially when lymph nodes have been […]

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