Anna  Towers

Associate Professor

Oncology; Medicine; Family Medicine

Address:
McGill University Health Centre
Palliative Care
Cedars Cancer Centre
1001 Decarie Boulevard
Montreal, Quebec H4A 3J1

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5252 de Maisonneuve West
Suite 105b
Montreal, QC H4A 3S5

Telephone: (514) 934-1934 X 43964
E-mail: anna.towers@mcgill.ca

Education: M.D. C.M., McGill University

Clinical Focus: Palliative Care; Lymphedema; Pain and Symptom Control.

Research Focus: Lymphedema; Palliative Care Delivery


Recent Presentations:

Le lymphoedème et les oedèmes chroniques. Newly created eight-hour course with examination, for garment fitters. Association des Orthésistes et Prosthésistes du Québec, Montréal Nov 6 2014.

Lymphoedème et oedème chronique : pathophysiologie et traitements. Congrèes de la Féderation des Massothérapeutes du Québec, Montréal, le 5-6 octobre 2014

Comment apprécier la littérature scientifique sur le lymphoedème. Révision Vodder, Montréal, le 25 août 2014

Révision des traitements chirurgicaux du lymphoedème. Révision Vodder, Montréal, le 25 août 2014

Appraising the lymphedema scientific literature, Vodder CME review, Toronto, June 22 2014

Results of a self-bandaging programme for lymphedema, Vodder CME Review, Toronto June 22, 2014

Review of surgical treatments for lymphedema, Vodder CME Review Toronto, June 22 2014 10. Self-management of lymphedema and the chronic care model. International Lymphedema Framework Conference, Glasgow, June 3 2014

Breast reconstruction and the risk of lymphedema. Vodder CME Review, Stowe, Vermont, June 1, 2014

Keynote address: Lymphedema and the Chronic Disease Model. Lymphedema Association of Saskatchewan Annual Meeting, Prince Albert Sask, K 8-9 May 2014

Keynote address: The Canadian Lymphedema Framework. Lymphedema Association of Saskatchewan Annual Meeting, Prince Albert Sask 8-9 May 2014

Review of guidelines for surgical treatments for lymphedema. Vodder Lymphedema Therapy Review Course, Victoria BC May 3, 2014

Case series report on self-bandaging for lymphedema. Vodder Lymphedema Therapy Review Course, Victoria BC May 3, 2014

Limb morbidity following cancer treatment. Lymphedema Association of Manitoba Annual meeting. Winnipeg March 8, 2014.

Keynote address Lymphedema care in Canada: what does the future hold? Lymphedema Association of Manitoba Annual Meeting. Winnipeg March 8, 2014

Recent Publications:

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