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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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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…

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…

Is Asbestos Exposure and Breast Cancer Linked?

Breast cancer is the second-most common type of cancer among women, with 1 in 8 women in the United States being diagnosed at some point in their lives. While there are many different natural risk factors that can cause men and women to develop breast cancer, there are also environmental factors that can also play…

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Breast Forms: Which Type is Right for You

For women diagnosed with breast cancer, it is an emotional, difficult journey. After lumpectomy or mastectomy, some women will choose breast reconstruction and some will not. For those who do not choose reconstruction, there are breast forms to simulate the breast shape and restore symmetry. There are several different kinds of breast forms, so you’ll…