logo


    • 27 OCT 14
    • 0

    Traveling Safely with Lymphedema

    Halloween is almost here! Which means the winter holidays are right around the corner.  If you are planning on traveling this holiday season and you have lymphedema, here are a few things to consider so you can be well prepared. Remember you are not living for lymphedema; you are living with lymphedema so take time

    Read more →
    • 01 OCT 14
    • 0

    Novel immunotherapy vaccine?

    Kathy Boltz, PhD September 29, 2014 Novel immunotherapy vaccine decreases recurrence of HER2-positive breast cancer A new breast cancer vaccine candidate, GP2, provides further evidence of the potential of immunotherapy to prevent disease recurrence, especially when combined with a powerful immunotherapy drug in high-risk patients. These findings were presented at the American Society of Clinical

    Read more →
    • 29 SEP 14
    • 0

    Yoga During Radiation Therapy

    Yoga During Radiation Therapy   Many of our patients continue Occupational Therapy during radiation therapy to help maintain range of motion, strength, and flexibility. According to this article by the Cleveland Clinic, yoga is also beneficial. Yoga emphasizes postures, breathing exercises, and meditation, all proven to improve quality of life during and after radiation therapy.

    Read more →
    • 28 SEP 14
    • 0

    “The Angelina Effect”

    ‘Angelina effect’ more than doubled breast cancer tests in UK, study finds Angelina Jolie’s double mastectomy to avoid cancer ‘had bigger impact because of her image as a glamorous and strong woman’ theguardian.com, Friday 19 September 2014 00.59 EDT Angelina Jolie had a double mastectomy after testing positive for a genetic mutation that greatly increased

    Read more →