March is Lymphedema Awareness Month!

Lymphedema results from fluid accumulation and may arise from surgery, radiation or the presence of a tumor in the area of the lymph nodes, i.e. when lymph vessels are missing or damaged, or when lymph nodes are removed.

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Loving On Your Skin During Cancer Treatment

Many cancer treatments can cause your skin to change and it’s important to keep your doctor informed of any treatment side affects you might be experiencing.

Skin conditions like rash, itching and dryness are very common side effects of cancer treatment. These side effects can be painful and may affect your appearance. Your health care team or your Oncology Trained Esthetician is a key source of information on how to care for your skin during treatment.

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