Building support at NHW for managing lymphoedema

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TEST RUN: Allied health assistant at NHW Jayne Bell assisting Alison Gargan (manager physiotherapy at NHW) test the new SOZO.

NORTHEAST Health Wangaratta (NHW) is leading the way in establishing state of the art facilities in the prevention and management of lymphoedema.

Lymphoedema is a condition that results in swelling of certain parts of the body caused by problems with the lymphatic system.

Cancer treatments, including surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, are a leading cause of lymphoedema and research shows that close monitoring and early treatment can greatly reduce the severity of the condition.

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