Navigating Breast Cancer During the Pandemic

Navigating Breast Cancer During the Pandemic If this year has taught us anything it’s that things can change in an instant. The uncertainty of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic changes almost daily and if you’re navigating breast cancer you might have even more questions about your health and treatment. Here are some frequently asked questions and…

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Accessories That Women Need During and After Cancer Treatment

There’s a lot already on the mind when it comes to breast cancer. Giving your loved one less to worry about can be challenging. Simple things like packing for the hospital can be quite stressful. With the help of breast cancer accessories, like a chemo tote bag, you can help your loved one focus on…

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Promoting a Multidisciplinary Approach to Treating Chronic Edema

This blog was written by Eric Ansart, Lympha Press President, US distribution; Donald Scott Covington, MD, FACS, CHWS, MED; Suzie Ehmann, DPT CWS CWLT CLT-LANA and originally published in Vein Magazine’s Volume 13, Issue 1, 2020.   There is tremendous value generated from improved communication between specialty providers and industry partners. Patients receive improved care when…

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Women’s Health Week

Women’s Health Week is more than a time to celebrate your loved one’s health, but a time to celebrate all of the amazing women in your lives. Celebrate your mom, your sisters, your best friends, your daughters, and even the amazing woman you work with on a day to day basis. The health of your…

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How to Accept Help After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

“No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another.” ― Charles Dickens   There is no doubt that when you receive a cancer diagnosis you may feel an unexplainable sense of stress, dread, worry, and a myriad of other emotions. It can be challenging to carry on and accept help, but…

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Long Term Side Effects of Breast Cancer

“He who has health has hope, and he who has hope has everything.” ~ Arabian proverb   Getting a breast cancer diagnosis can be devastating and change the course of your life.  In 2020, an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with…

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Best Sellers about Breast Cancer

  When you’ve been diagnosed with breast cancer you need all the support you can get and the saying “it takes a village” is never so apparent. Luckily there are many books, articles, journals and forums when it comes to everything from nutrition to personal stories and experiences. Here is a list of bestsellers on…

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Genetic Testing and Breast Cancer

While you can’t always map out the road when it comes to your health, there are certain things you can do to identify harmful changes in your body and predispositions to hereditary diseases such as Cancer. When it comes to breast cancer there are two susceptibility genes – BRCA1 and BRCA2. The BRCA gene test…

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Breast Reconstruction

“The most alluring thing a woman can have is confidence.” – Beyoncé Pathologist, imaging, tests, chemotherapy, mammogram, genetic mutation, biomarker, surgery, lymph nodes, mastectomy, breast reconstruction. When you are newly diagnosed with breast cancer it can be overwhelming and these words can become part of your vocabulary and endless searches online and conversations with your…

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Journaling Your Breast Cancer Journey

One in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime, claiming the lives of hundreds of thousands of women each year. Receiving a diagnosis can be shocking and disconcerting. While you might find thousands of informational articles about your treatment, prognosis, and what to expect through a quick google search,…

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