Livingwell Cancer Resource Center offers lymphedema program

By on March 15, 2010

GENEVA—From 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 16, LivingWell Cancer Resource Center, a provider of non-medical support at no cost for people living with cancer, is offering a program on Preventing and Managing Lymphedema.

Lymphedema is a side effect of treatment that many cancer survivors face. Presenter Sangeetha Balusu, occupational therapist at Edward Hospital, will talk about the standard treatment for lymphedema and will highlight the newest treatment options that can help manage your lymphedema. Learn where to go for help in addressing treatment related to this side effect.

This presentation is open to the public and free of charge, although registration is required. Call (630) 262-1111 to register.

LivingWell Cancer Resource Center is the one place in the Fox Valley region where people living with cancer, their families and friends, can go for information and support services that address the challenges of living with cancer free of charge to the participants.

LivingWell offers networking and support groups, educational programs, mind-body fitness classes, youth programs, a library, individual psychological and nutritional counseling and much more.

LivingWell is located at 1803 W. State St., in Geneva, and online at LivingWell is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, and can be contacted at (630) 262-1111.

LivingWell is a certified 501c non-profit organization and an affiliate of Delnor Heath System.

LivingWell Cancer Resource Center
1803 W. State St., Geneva
(630) 262-1111
9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday