BCAK has released the Summer 2017 edition of its TODAY newsletter. In addition to the normal updates of ongoing activities, this issue contains articles on recent and upcoming events – BCAK’s Walk for Awareness, Education Evening and “Share the Care” Golf Tournament. You will also find articles on Living Beyond Breast Cancer’s “Thriving Together” conference, a new drug for metastatic breast
New Logo Released in Conjunction with 24th Annual Walk For Awareness In Conjunction with our 24th Annual Walk For Awareness, we are introducing our new logo. Our original logo was created 23 years ago when BCAK was first registered as a charitable organization. The new logo incorporates a stylized version of the traditional pink breast cancer ribbon with black teardrop,
How to Make a Slider for Donning a Compression Sleeve By Leda Raptis Compression therapy is central to lymphedema management at present. However, putting a compression garment on can be difficult. This may lead to poor adherence to treatment, which is likely to negate any benefit achieved via months of laborious bandaging. A solution to this difficulty is a slider.
Cook For Your Life is an organization founded by cancer survivor, Ann Ogden. CFYL’s mission is to teach healthy cooking to people touched by cancer. It turns nutrition guidelines into practical, easy recipes that are designed specifically for the different stages of treatment, and to promote healthy survivorship. CFYL is not about food as medicine, nor food to cure. It’s