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The Shine a light on lymphoedema campaign is lighting up landmarks all over Australia in blue during the month of March to raise awareness.
Purchase a blue ribbon during the month of March to show your support.

Lymphoedema is a condition that causes swelling due to problems with the lymphatic system. The lymphatic system is a network of vessels and nodes that helps to drain excess fluid from the tissues and fight infections.

Lymphoedema can occur in people of any age, either because they are born with a faulty lymphatic system, or because their lymphatic system is damaged by cancer treatment or injury.

Lymphoedema can affect the quality of life of people who have it, as it can cause physical discomfort, emotional distress, social isolation and financial burden. Learn more about how to treat lymphoedema.

*The Lymphoedema Association Australia (LAA) is a non-profit organisation that provides education, advocacy and support for people affected by lymphoedema, a chronic swelling condition. The LAA works to improve the quality of life and access to care for those living with lymphoedema, regardless of their location.

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