Regain your strength and functional capacity following breast cancer treatment by participating in this evidence based, rehabilitative exercise program. The program is an individualised home-based exercise regime with education, and more. The prescribed exercise program is based on the PAL (Physical Activity and Lymphoedema) by Dr Kathryn Schmitz at the
The Central Coast Breast Cancer Compendium, compiled by Dr Mary Ling, Breast and General Surgeon, features stories written by Central Coast women about their personal experience with breast cancer. This is a wonderful resource for women about to start treatment or are currently undergoing treatment for breast cancer. “The women
They say laughter is the best medicine, and we agree it certainly does help, but recent studies have proven that exercise really is the best medicine – especially in the fight against cancer. Local Cancer Rehab Occupational Therapist (OT) and Lymphoedema Therapist, Kate Perkins, knows this to be true, as
If you are someone who has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer, are preparing to undergo or have just completed treatment, including chemotherapy, surgery, and/or radiation therapy, there is something important you need to be prepared for. I’m Kate Perkins, Lymphoedema trained Occupational Therapist. I focus on helping women who
1 in 8 Australian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer before the age of 85. 150 men are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. By supporting a Pink Breakfast in October, you are contributing to funds needed for research, patient education, breast cancer support groups and advocacy in Australia.