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What is Lymphoedema?
1 April 2020
Lymphoedema is a chronic condition where there is an excessive build-up of protein rich fluid in a part of the lymphatic system, which causes localised swelling. Lymphoedema can occur as a result...
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Immune boosting tips during the COVID-19 pandemic
19 March 2020
Whilst there are no magic pills you can take to protect yourself from getting any virus, including COVID-19, there are a number of things you can do to support the strength of your immune system an...
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Breast cancer - a story of love, loss and transformation.
12 March 2020
My story is one of love, loss and transformation. It began four years ago with my husband's suicide.
I responded to his death the only way I knew how: I was stoic and resilient. After takin...
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Decision making in times of crisis
27 February 2020
Once you receive a cancer diagnosis, everything happens very quickly. You are seen by oncologists, multiple specialists, sometimes surgeons and nurses, and you are confronted with big scary words a...
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The use of Complementary Medicine in Cancer Care
13 February 2020
Many patients with cancer seek Complementary and Alternative Medicines (CAMs) during their cancer treatment (22% as an overall average, but up to 87% of women with breast cancer, and up to 50% of...
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What is Oncology Massage
6 February 2020
The Power of Touch Therapeutic touch is a beautiful and powerful form of compassion and care. A hug, a simple brush of the knee, or a squeeze of a hand can convey reassuring support and comfort...

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What is Lymphoedema?

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What is Lymphoedema?
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