Lymphedema Awareness Network of Rochester (LANROC)
A program of the Breast Cancer Coalition

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 contact Jennifer Gaylord at
or call 585-473-8177.

2016-2017 Winter/Spring SCHEDULE:

December 14, 2016
Speaker: Victoria Nugent, NP, Genesee Surgical Associates
Topic: The History of Lymphedema

January 11, 2017
Peer support

February 8, 2017
Speaker: Peggy McNamara, AOA Coordinator, YMCA of Greater Rochester — Carson Metrocenter Branch
Topic: Livestrong/Exercise

March 8, 2017
Speakers: Andrea Pearson (certified lymphedema therapist) and Shelly Trim (certified lymphedema therapist), Noyes Health
Topic: Lymphedema awareness

April 12, 2017
Speaker: Shirley Mandeville (Nurse Practitioner), Comprehensive Breast Care at Pluta
Topic: L-dex bio impedance spectroscopy

May 10, 2017
Peer Support

June 14, 2017
Speaker: Dr. J. Guilherme Christiano, Division of Plastic Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center
Topic: Surgery and lymphedema 


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