Location: Cross Cancer Institute
Patient education class and review of exercises for breast cancer patients receiving radiation therapy.This patient education class is taught by a physiotherapist. The class provides breast cancer patients with:
information about some possible problems (shoulder and muscle stiffness, swelling, cording) that may occur with breast cancer treatments
advice about strategies for recovery following treatment
description/review of exercises that help to get the shoulder moving and keep it moving well
information about the benefits of being active
tips to realize, identify and lower their risk of developing arm problems after breast surgery or radiation treatment
a helpful group setting where patients can ask questions and share concerns
This patient education class is taught by a physiotherapist. The class provides breast cancer patients with:
Cross Cancer Institute
Parking and Public transportation available
Thursday12:00 pm - 1:15 pm
Classes are held weekly.
Breast cancer patients who are currently receiving or are scheduled to receive radiation therapy treatments.
Most responsible health care provider can refer. For example, a Doctor or a Nurse Practitioners.
Healthcare providers should consult the Alberta Referral Directory for service referral information.