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CHALLENGE: LYMPHEDEMA Dr. Rob Rutledge and Dr. Gabriela Ilie, Connection, intimacy and healthy sexuality after Cancer, September 21st at 7 pm

  • 21 Sep 2020
  • 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
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The Lymphedema Association of Ontario is commencing our

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Join us for a CHALLENGE: LYMPHEDEMA


 Special presentation with Dr. Rob Rutledge and Dr. Gabriela Ilie, Connection, intimacy and healthy sexuality after Cancer, September 21st at 7 pm


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Dr. Rob RutledgeMD, FRCPC is a Radiation Oncologist in Halifax, Nova Scotia, specializing in breast, prostate and pediatric cancers. He is also an Associate Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at Dalhousie University. 

In 1999, Rob co-created the ‘Skills for Healing’ Cancer Weekend Retreats. These weekend support groups teach a powerful and integrated approach to the cancer diagnosis and ways to heal at levels of body, mind and spirit. To date, over 2000 people have attended one of 64 retreats in 30 cities across Canada and abroad. 

Rob is the CEO and Chair of the Healing and Cancer Foundation, a Registered Charity that freely offers educational videos, documentaries, and live and webcasted seminars. He is co-author of the book The Healing Circle, which captures the teachings and inspirational stories from the weekend retreats. 

Rob has received a Cancer Care Nova Scotia Award for Excellence in Patient Care, and Doctors Nova Scotia presented him with a Health Promotion Award in recognition of his contribution to physician health and health promotion in cancer patients. 


www.healingandcancer.org

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Dr. Rutledge is presenting in partnership with Dr. Gabriela Ilie.


Dr Ilie a Soillse Scientist in Prostate Cancer Quality of Life Research at Dalhousie University, Psychology Professor, and Certified Relationships Workshop Facilitator.


Her research focuses on improving the quality of life of patients diagnosed with cancer through interventions that speak to all aspects of living (e.g. mind, body, social connection, intimacy and psychological growth), improve patient education, empower patients and inform the standards of patient care.


Dr. Ilie was nominated twice TVO’s Best Lecturer and has been interviewed nationally and internationally by media about her research. 



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