The word cancer brings along a plethora of anxiety and stress with itself. The mere existence of this disease creates chaos and havoc in a person’s life.The treatment of this chronic disease is a prolonged affair and several details are expected to be taken care of.The sufferers of the disease are under this mountain of pressure and are so occupied in dealing with the pain that often,few important post-treatment relief goes unaddressed.
Post the treatment, one undergoes both physiological and psychological changes which impairs their healthy lifestyle. A condition called Lymphedema occurs and is most commonly caused by the removal of or damage to the lymph nodes as a part of cancer treatment. It results from a blockage in the lymphatic system, which is part of one’s immune system. This condition is often neglected and not many are aware of Lymphedema Management.
Dr. Dibyendu Roy, a certified Lymphedema Therapist urges to spread the importance of this treatment. Corel, the rehabilitation clinic is the only clinic of its kind in eastern India which provides post-treatment lymphedema therapy. Patients from Kolkata travel outstation because they are unawareabout the clinic.
Dr. Dibyendu Roy wishes to spread the word and encourage patients to fight this ailment with support.