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NUTRITIONAL MEDICINE: TRANSLATING RESEARCH

Dr Julie Baartz

Understanding how research can be applied in clinical practice is the art and science of health care. Dr Julie explains how to better interpret research and presents a selection of nutritional startegies.

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RELATIONSHIPS  MATTER 

Sam Clutton        Clinical Psychologist  Australia

Couple face an enormous amount of stress when one oerson faces cancer diagnosis and treatment. 

There are simple ways that can allow for better communications. Feel less stress and like your needs are more understood.

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MEDITATION FOR HEALING AND VITALITY

Alison Potts      Meditation Coach   Australia

Enjoying the moment can offer body and mind calming. Learn the history of meditation and how this can be modified for modern  life. 

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IRON BRA: HELP WITH ADHESIONS

Marjorie Brook   Massage Therapist , Educator,USA

Deep pain at the rib cage  or a feeling of wearing an iron bra are indications that the soft tissues are adhered,  not soft and stretchy and gliding freely. Learn how scar massage techniques can change movement and sensation. Live video demonstration from Marjorie's training workshop.

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BEAUTY IN A BRA

Tina Doueihi              Lingerie Designer Australia

Match your joy and passion for great lingerie with the functional requirements of a prosthesis. Tina describes how  she developed her products and how  her photo shoot model transformed with the right match.

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BODY IMAGE CHANGES and LATERALITY

Ben Boyd               PhysicalTherapist, Researcher,USA

Using your body to perform a routine task requires appreciation of whether you are in space and your reaction times. Pain and sensation changes is known to interfere with these reactions. Ben describes his research

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Circles

To be better, we need to learn from the  right people. Having these people in your circle allows you to develop new skills and ways of life.

This Summit addresses the complex nature of side effects: you can find those people who can help you move forward.

The BCR&W Summit  brings the right people together for both oncology service providers and survivors