Breast Cancer Care WA has hosted a number of free online webinars for people diagnosed with breast cancer. These webinars are developed to provide relevant content from expert health professionals and trusted advisers for you to watch online from your computer, laptop or tablet at a time convenient for you.
2023 Lymphoedema and Management Webinar
This webinar focuses on lymphoedema and its management. It outlines what is lymphoedema, early signs and detection, prevention, cost implications and navigating this, fitting of garments, ways to self-manage and long-term management.
2022/23 Wellness Webinar Series
Webinar 1 In this first webinar we talk about the use of Complementary and Integrative Therapies by people with metastatic breast cancer and share some of the current evidence on some of the risks and benefits of commonly used therapies.
Webinar 2 In this second webinar we discuss the influence of hormones on different types of breast cancer, the effects of hormone-blocking treatments, and the experience of induced menopause. Complementary therapies and lifestyle strategies have been shown in research to help manage symptoms of induced menopause, including for women with metastatic breast cancer
Webinar 3 This webinar covers the types of cancer-related pain, with a focus on evidence-based complementary and integrative therapies and strategies for living well with chronic pain.
Webinar 4 This webinar focuses on body image distress related to altered appearance. Treatment side effects can result in numerous appearance alterations including mastectomy, surgical scars, lymphoedema, hair loss, skin changes, weight changes and more. 2022 Breast cancer, menopause and women’s health
2021 Metastatic Breast Cancer Webinars
Medicinal Cannabis – Your questions answered Barb Fullerton, National Education Manager with Little Green Pharma, explains the science behind medicinal cannabis, the benefits of use and how it is supplied. Little Green Pharma is the first company to provide Australian grown and manufactured medicinal cannabis.
Mindful self compassion and anticpatory grief. Krystyna Glinski, Clinical Psychologist at Fiona Stanley Hospital Breast Centre talks about the benefits of mindfulness and takes us through a number of mindfulness practices. She also talks about anticipatory grief, which is the grief that occurs before an impending loss.
Other great educational webcasts and podcasts can be found on the
Breast Cancer Network Australia website.