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Klose Lymphoedema conference

Attended this small conference and Breast rehab workshop held in Oct 2011, Denver Colorado. by Klose Consulting  Excellent. Hope to attend again in 2 years’ time. Click here


Drum team from Japan. Hope to catch them in concert in future. Drum Tao

Foeldi Advanced Lymphoedema Course

This was the best advanced refresher I have attended.  Professor Foeldi was on-hand with lectures and participate in our complex case presentations.  Lots of learning with Guenter (Klose Training), too.

International refresher (held in English) at Hinterzarten, Germany. 
Click here for more information on how to sign up next time.

June 20-24 class with Prof. Foeldi

Also, visited Medi at Bayreuth and Bauerfeind (Singapore office) on the way back.  Do you know both have ready-to-wear round-knit garments in 2 lengths and almost 7-8 size options?  And Bauerfeind has the Normal and Plus size for each small/medium sizes and so on?

The Last Lecture

Randy Pausch’s Last Lecture, what would you do if you knew you had limited time?
Google it out on youtube but this is his co-author about the book, click on the link here

Lai Choi Kuen: Charity Dim Sum Tea & Book launch Photos


WA Lymphoedema Therapists meeting Dec 2010

Ros will be the 2011 co-ordinator of Western Australia’s LTSIG. 2011 Monday 7pm meetings dates are: 7 Feb ; 4 Apr; 13 Jun; 01 Aug; 03 Oct ; 05 Dec

The committee for 2011 WA Prof Development (PD) are Ros, Denise, Elizabeth and Julie.  The committee for 2011 WA Lymphoedema Awareness Day/Month/time are Rachel, Madeline and Chris. 

Book by Lai Choi Kuen: Romancing History and Art

“Romancing history and art” @S$40 is a book written by Lai Choi Kuen featuring a collection of unique jewellery designed by the writer herself. Sale of the book goes to charity. See book launch and charity tea details here.  For an order form, please click here.  Otherwise, email order is also possible via

Lai Choi Kuen: Charity Dim Sum Tea & Book launch Singapore Nov 2010

Join us for an afternoon of charitable causes over delightful dim sum and tea/coffee at the top of OCBC Centre, Singapore.  “Romancing History & Art”(S$40 per copy), written by Lai Choi Kuen, featuring a collection of unique jewellery designed by Choi, will be launched at Tea (Click here for flyer). The jewellery pieces were created using antique Chinese miniature works of art.
Ticket: S$80/head  Click here for Tea order form
Date: 27 Nov 2010
Time: 1500 – 1700hrs 

Venue: Peach Garden @ OCBC 33rd Floor

Your S$80 ticket to tea comes with one copy of the book courtesy of JIA House of Fine Chinese Art and a 20% dining discount voucher courtesy of Peach Garden (T&C on voucher applies). You will also be treated to a mini jewelry show.

And when you pay S$80, you will be pleased to know that S$60 will go into a pot of fund to be allocated equally to the following five beneficiaries:
Five beneficiaries*:
Noah’s Ark
Tan Ah Tah-SAWL Fund Scholarship fund for the Handicapped
The Straits Times School Pocket Money Fund
Zeus Communications
• China Society Singapore
* Please visit their websites/blog or email for more information on their respective causes
At Tea we look to raise further funds with:
• an auction of jewellery pieces (download catalogue here) designed by Choi, with all proceeds generated going towards the beneficiaries in equal share
• a donation of 20% of sale proceeds from over-the-counter sale of jewellery designed by Choi
• sale of books, with all proceeds going towards the beneficiaries of your choice
We look forward to seeing you at Tea

WA Lymphoedema Therapist Special Interest Group Oct 2010 meeting

Details of the Oct 4 meeting…..
 1/ Introduce your clients to our WA Website created by St Stephen’s School:

2/  Prue Cormie who talked about her Breast research at Vario Institute.  Volunteers’ please contact Prue at Tel: (08) 6304 3418

3/ The Therapist Namelist (Oct 2010) has been updated and is up on my blog under ‘Links’ or click and download here

4/ This is a reminder, pse sign up to be on the National Lymphoedema Practitioners’ Register

5/ Thanks to Julie Richmond who volunteered to be our ALA’s WA rep again.  We appreciate your time and commitment.  Congrats to C Smith for completing all her subjects for her research and thanks to those who helped.

6/ Would appreciate someone volunteering as LTSIG coodinator for 2011 instead.  

7/ Next meeting will be a ‘social’ occasion on 6 Dec (Mon) at 7pm.  Topics and dates for next year will be confirmed then.

Cancer Connections Forum Blogs Australia

Cancer Connections support people affected by cancer. Click here for website

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