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Understanding past sexual experiences and evaluating the current cancer related side effects is required for a comprehensive and effective  approach to manage and support people after breast cancer .

Dr Anita Elias  Sexual Medicine, Sex and Relationship Therapist , Australia

SEXUAL EXPRESSION 
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Clinical practice lead Carin to research the pain experience of people after a lat dorsi breast reconstruction. Carin will provide a review of literature and her future research.

Carin Dreijer          Occupational Therapist South Africa

LAT DORSI RECONSTRUCTION 
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Choosing a method of guided imagary that works for you can be of great relief to the mind and emotions.  Learn how well chosen words and thoughts can  focus and calm the mind.

Dr Robin Dilley                       Psychologist, USA

MANAGING STRESS and ANXIETY
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Dana's breast surgery challenged her ideas of sexuality. The solutions lead to a fashion parade with her custom designed lingerie on the NY fashion runway in Feb 2018 with breast cancer survivor models. 

Dana Danofree                       Lingerie Designer  USA

MANAGING SEXUALITY: A personal journey
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Being thrown into early or repeat menopause results in changes to the body, especially the delicate tissues "below". Emma speaks about the difficulty communicating these issues. Positive non invasive solutions exist for vaginal changes: take control.

Emma Mc George            Physiotherapist, Australia

TAKE CONTROL OF PELVIC HEALTH 
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Esthetics, otherwise known as beauty treatments,were introduced  by Angela to many breast cancer across Italy.  Hear about her experience, her model of service delivery  and solutions.

Angela Noviello

ESTHETICS FOR COMFORT and CARE
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25 ways to thrive

Take up the Summit challenge:

Print the BCR&W Summit guide to thriving and start your own plans for 2019.

Solutions offered by the presenters have been selected and offer great ideas for change.

25 changes is way too many to action all at once.

Look, listen, think more, speak with your best health advocate and take action on your top favourite five "ways" to health and wellness.

If you need extra support find a health professional at foundation 96 link at the bottom of each page.

Choose the exercise that makes you smile and challenges you.

Try Yoga with Linda or look into a local balance class.

Have a medical clearance ( cardiac check)  is a great start

  Day 4