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News: Distressing condition highlighted during awareness month

lymphoedema can be successfully managed to minimise the effects on patients.” This month, Cancer Council Queensland hosted a number of awareness events designed to support and inform people touched by lymphoedema, including patients, carers, friends, family, generalist health professionals, lymphoedema


…any pitting, thickening or damage to the skin. Many doctors will refer you to a trained lymphoedema practitioner for a full assessment. For more information on lymphoedema, please refer to the Understanding Lymphoedema factsheet Appetite changes You…


Persistent swelling in tissues as a result of obstruction or damage of lymphatic vessels or lymph nodes from infection, cancer or cancer treatment….


Cancer Council Queensland provides information and education programs to health professionals within Queensland. To support access to this information online videos are provided.

For health professional events and opportunities, please visit our Professional Education or Professional Symposiums and Conferences pages.

…The University of Queensland Read the transcript of Prof. Turner’s presentation Lymphoedema in the setting of gynaecological cancer – how research is informing us 2018 Speakers: Professor Monika Janda, Professor of Behavioural Sciences – Lymphoedema in…

Radiation Therapy

…Bowel problems Sexuality and intimacy issues Infertility Mouth and throat problems Lymphoedema Tissue hardening (fibrosis) For more information on radiation therapy please refer to the Understanding Radiation Therapy booklet. The information available on this page should not…