• CIBC Run for the Cure

    Thank you to everyone who participated in and supported this year’s Run.


    Read more

  • Vote Couture for the Cure®

    Vote today for your favourite White Cashmere Collection® student design and you could WIN* a $1000 Ultimate Cashmere® Shopping Spree! For every vote, Cashmere® Bathroom Tissue will donate $1 to support the breast cancer cause.


    Enter Now!

  • Don’t Miss, BRA Day

    Breast Reconstruction Awareness Day is a FREE, annual event that brings leading breast reconstruction experts and women who have been through it together to answer all your questions.


    Learn More

  • About Our Merger

    On February 1, 2017, the Canadian Cancer Society (CCS) and the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) joined forces.


    Learn More

  • Questions related to breast cancer?

    Our team has the latest information about breast cancer and can answer questions about a diagnosis, treatments, what to expect, financial resources, coping, local support groups and more.


    Learn More

  • You Are Not Alone

    Whether you are living with metastatic breast cancer or have a loved one who is, it can be helpful to talk with someone who understands what you are going through. We are available to you.


    Learn More

  • Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017

    Canadian Cancer Statistics 2017 was released on June 20. This annual publication gives detailed statistics for the most common types of cancer.


    Learn More

You Are Here :
Home | Atlantic | About Us | Publications & Videos | Newsletters | November 2012 | Bathurst physiotherapist receives specialized training

Upcoming Events

Hot Topics

Corporate Partners & Sponsors

Bathurst physiotherapist receives specialized training

Maude Gagnon, a physiotherapist from the Chaleur Regional Hospital in Bathurst, NB, recently received a $500 community health grant to attend a Manual Lymphatic Drainage Course. Since receiving this specialized training, she has begun seeing patients for intensive decongestive combined therapy (lymphatic drainage and compression).

Lymphedema in breast cancer patients and survivors causes swelling in the arm – sometimes causing the arm to nearly double in size. With her new training, Maude has been able to help her patients' significantly​ reduce swelling in their arm in as little as two weeks, as a result of this new training.

In Maude’s words, “I feel like I’m making a difference in someone’s life.  It feels good!”

Your support makes projects like this possible.