A free program on lymphedema, a possible side effect after treatment for breast cancer, will be held at 1 pm, Friday, October 12, 2012, at the Rideout Cancer Center Wellness Center, 618 Fifth Street, Marysville, CA.
For reservations, call 751-4270, Ext. 1603. Seating is limited.
The program includes what lymphedema is, the steps to take to lower the risk of lymphedema, and signs to look for.
The risk of lympedema-arm, breast, and chest swelling—is higher for women who have surgery and radiation to treat breast cancer
The one-hour program includes a free gift and light refreshments.