National Clinical Practice Guidelines: Breast Cancer Related Lymphedema (BCRL)
In 2019 the Canadian Lymphedema Framework, Alberta Health Services (Guideline Resource Unit), the Canadian Physiotherapy Association Oncology Division and the University of Alberta Cancer Rehab Clinic Laboratory, began an initiative to update and further develop the national guidelines for the multifocal, interdisciplinary, best-practice management of BCRL in Canada.
Up to one million Canadians suffer from lymphedema
Many are undiagnosed and untreated. This progressive condition can have life-long physical, emotional and financial implications for patients and their families.The Canadian Lymphedema Framework is a collaboration among health professionals, patients, researchers and industries, working to raise awareness and promote improved diagnosis and treatment across Canada.
Pathways is a full-colour, professional magazine that offers education and information to a niche market of Canadians living with lymphedema, as well as the various professionals who support their care.