DivaCare: How it came to be

DivaCare: How it came to be

Greetings and Welcome to DivaCare! Firstly – What the heck is DivaCare?? The idea for creating DivaCare came from my own, personal experience with breast cancer. I am a Healthcare professional and my story begins a little over a year ago, in September 2015, when...
A few words about breast cancer

A few words about breast cancer

Breast cancer is cancer that develops from breast tissue. Signs of breast cancer may include a lump in the breast, a change in breast shape, dimpling of the skin, fluid coming from the nipple, or a red scaly patch of skin. In those with distant spread of the disease,...
What is Lymphedema

What is Lymphedema

Lymphedema is a condition of localized fluid retention and tissue swelling caused by a compromised lymphatic system, which normally returns interstitial fluid to the thoracic duct, then the bloodstream. The condition can be inherited or can be caused by a birth...