This is a link to a booklet created by the Cancer Action Network of North Sydney And the Lymphoedema Support Group of NSW to build awareness of Lymphoedema and the every day stories of those affected by it. This link will enable you to Download a copy or read online.
In the forward Dr Helen Mackie speaks of the importance of education and understanding to bring a quality if life to those living with Lymphoedema. With the improvements in cancer treatment and higher survival rates the side effect of Lymphoedema is most unwelcome. The hope is that this booklet will give a voice to the needs of those with LE who wish to see better support, care and benefits.
Thank you to all who created this booklet now let us shout from the rooftops our need for better care and treatment, at a cost that is manageable by all, for those with primary and secondary Lymphoedema. Let’s improve diagnosis in the medical community so treatment and care can start immediately. Let’s improve the lives of those living with Lymphoedema….