Lymphedema-Awareness-Network-of-Rochester

Lymphedema Awareness Network of Rochester (LANROC)

Every 2nd Wednesday of the month from 5:30 – 7:00pm

This networking group provides awareness, education and peer support for anyone with primary or secondary lymphedema. We also welcome caregivers, lymphedema therapists, medical personnel and anyone at risk of developing lymphedema.

To learn more, please call us at 585-473-8177.


Fall 2014 SCHEDULE:

November 12, 2014
SPEAKER: Tracey Boccia, PTA, CLT at Callan-Harris Physical Therapy.
TOPIC: Lymphedema clearing class, a combination of gentle exercise, breathing and self-massage that stimulates lymphatic fluid movement.
Attendees are encouraged to participate but observation is fine too.

December 10, 2014
SPEAKER: Marget Braun, RYT
A yoga educator and consultant with a background in cancer research. Marget teaches yoga at Nazareth College and in a private practice in Rochester.
TOPIC: Perspectives from a yoga teacher and longtime cancer survivor for healthy lymph.

2015 SCHEDULE:

January 14, 2015
Peer support

February 11, 2015
Speaker: Dr. Howard Langstein, Chief of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Rochester Medical Center
Topic: Surgery and Lymphedema

March 11, 2015 (NATIONAL LYMPHEDEMA AWRENESS MONTH)
Speaker: Lisa Johnson McPartland
Topic: Lisa, a cervical cancer survivor with lymphedema from Buffalo, will talk about her experience getting involved with different cancer and lymphedema organizations, including the Lymphedema Education and Research Network

April 8, 2015
Speaker: Rita Izzo, LCSWR
Topic: Body image and lymphedema

May 13, 2015
Peer support

June 10, 2015
Speaker: Theresa Hunter, Freedom Therapy
Topic: Exercise and lymphedema


All Coalition programs are free unless otherwise noted. We invite you to view our program calender here.