Lymphoedema Support, Organizations, Therapists

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Lymphoedema Support, Organizations, Therapists

Postby patoco » Wed Jun 21, 2006 12:43 am

Lymphoedema Support, Organizations, Therapists

Our Home Page: Lymphedema people

www.lymphedemapeople.com

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AUSTRALIA

Government Resources

AUSTRALIA - Department of Health and Ageing

http://www1.health.gov.au/admin/feedback.cfm

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Medical Indemnity Homepage

http://www.health.gov.au/medicalindemnity/index.htm

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Medicare Plus

http://www.health.gov.au/medicareplus/index.htm

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Related Sites

http://www.health.gov.au/related.htm

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Queensland Health Department

http://www.health.qld.gov.au/

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Health Insite

http://www.healthinsite.gov.au/

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Queensland Department of Families

http://www.families.qld.gov.au/

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The Australian Capital Territory Government Health

http://www.health.act.gov.au/c/health

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New South Wales Health

http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/

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NSW Health Clinical Access Program

http://www.clininfo.health.nsw.gov.au/

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NSW Department of Community Services

http://www.community.nsw.gov.au/

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Northern Territories - Department of Health and Community Services

http://www.nt.gov.au/health/

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Government of Western Australia - Department of Health

http://www.health.wa.gov.au/

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South Australia - Department of Human Services

http://www.dhs.sa.gov.au/

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State Government of Victoria - Department of Human Services

http://www.dhs.vic.gov.au/

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VicHealth

http://www.vichealth.vic.gov.au/

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Tasmania - Department of Health and Human Services

http://www.dhhs.tas.gov.au/index.php3

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Australian Patient Safety Foundation

http://www.apsf.net.au/index.html

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Lymphoedema Organizations

The Lymphoedema Association of Australia

Address: 94 Cambridge Terrace, Malvern, SA 5061
Telephone: (08) 8271 2198
Fax: (08) 8271 8776

Email: casley@internode.on.net

Web: http://www.lymphoedema.org.au

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ACT

Lymphoedema Support Group
Address: 19 Bardsley Pl, Holt, 2615
Telephone: (02) 6254 4753
Contact person: Jenny Moore

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NSW

Lymphoedema Support Group of NSW Inc
Address: 204/9 Everton St, Pymble, NSW 2073
Telephone: (02) 9402 5625
Contact person: Ms Barbara Smith

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Support groups are being set up at Westmead, Mt Wilga Hospital, St George Hospital and Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for lymphoedema. Their aims are to provide support for people living with lymphoedema and provide education and information on lymphoedema. Meeting details can be obtained through the following contacts:

• Westmead: Lara Griffiths on (02) 9845 6500
• Mt Wilga Hospital: Barbara Smith on (02) 9402 5625
• St George Hospital: Lianne O'Brien on (02) 9350 2163
• Royal Prince Alfred Hospital: Sally Latchford on (02) 9515 9965

Charge of $2 per person to cover coffee/tea/biscuit costs.

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Northern Territory

Breast Cancer Support Group, run by the Cancer Council NT

For more information, contact:

Cancer Council of the Northern Territory
Address:PO Box 42719, Casuarina, NT 0811
Telephone: (08) 8927 4888
Fax: (08) 8927 4990

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Queensland

Lymphoedema Association

Address: PO Box 3068, Bracken Ridge QLD 4017
Telephone: (07) 3269 1498, page (07) 3833 4376
Contact person: Nerida Smith (President)

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South Australia

Lymphoedema Support Group of South Australia Inc.

Address: PO Box 1006, Kent Town, SA 5071
Telephone: (08) 8336 7748
Contact person: Maureen Bartell (President)

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Tasmania

Lymphoedema Support Group

Address:42 Stanley Street, Bellerive, TAS 7018
Telephone: (03) 6244 4634
Contact person: Ms Jill Wood

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Victoria

Lymphoedema Association of Victoria

Address: PO Box 2412, North Ringwood VIC 3134
Contact person: Jocelyn Mason
Email:info@lav.org.au

Website: www.lav.org.au

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Western Australia

Lymphoedema Association of WA

Address: PO Box 2037, Claremont North, WA 6010
Telephone: (08) 9497 1378

Contact person: Ms Dorothy Rich (Secretary)

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Lymphoedema Therapists

List of Lymphedema Therapists

http://www.lymphoedema.org.au/index.htm

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Vodder School of Lymphedema Therapy - Therapists

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New South Wales

http://www.vodderschool.com/find_a_ther ... &state=NSW

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Queensland

http://www.vodderschool.com/find_a_ther ... &state=QLD

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South Australia

http://www.vodderschool.com/find_a_ther ... a&state=SA

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Victoria

http://www.vodderschool.com/find_a_ther ... &state=VIC
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Western Australia - Vodder

http://www.vodderschool.com/find_a_ther ... a&state=WA

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Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy - Therapists Australia

http://www.nortonschool.com/pages/direc ... p?state=IT

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CANADA

HEALTH CANADA

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/

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Canadian Society for International Health

http://www.csih.org/trav_inf.html

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Canada Health Act

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/medicare/home.htm

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Consolidated Statutes and Regulations

Department of Justice - Canada

Canada Health Act ( R.S. 1985, c. C-6 )
Disclaimer: These documents are not the official versions (more).
Full Document for Printing [35K]
Updated to April 30, 2003

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Health Canada - online

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/care/

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Health Canada - Affiliates

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/english/affiliates/index.html

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Canadian Institute of Health Research

http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/193.shtml

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The Canadian Health Network

http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/s ... ge&lang=En

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CIHR - Member Institutes

http://www.cihr-irsc.gc.ca/e/institutes/9466.shtml

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Insurance - Canada.ca

Information for insurance consumers and professionals in Canada

http://www.insurance-canada.ca/consinfo ... thins1.php br /

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* British Columbia - Ministry of Health

http://www.gov.bc.ca/bvprd/bc/channel.d ... D_province

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Ministry of Health Services - Telehealth

http://www.healthservices.gov.bc.ca/bctelehealth/

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Ministry of Health - Primary Health Care

http://www.healthplanning.gov.bc.ca/phc/phc_links.html

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* New Brunswick - Department of Health and Wellness

http://www.gnb.ca/0051/index-e.asp

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Health Departments of other Governments - Links

http://www.gnb.ca/0051/Related_Links/Ot ... ents-e.asp

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* Ontario - Ministry of Health and Long Term Care

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/

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Public Information Site

http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/pub ... ravel.html br /

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* Alberta - Health and Wellness

http://www.health.gov.ab.ca/

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* Province of Manitoba - Manitoba Health

http://www.gov.mb.ca/health/

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* Prince Edward Island - Health and Social Services

http://www.gov.pe.ca/hss/index.php3

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* Newfoundland and Labrador - Health and Community Services

http://www.gov.nf.ca/health/

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* Nova Scotia - Department of Health

http://www.gov.ns.ca/health/

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* Saskatchewan Health - Healthy People. A Healthy Province

http://www.health.gov.sk.ca/

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* Yukon Health and Social Services

http://www.hss.gov.yk.ca/

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* Government of the Northwest Territories -
Health and Social Services

http://www.hlthss.gov.nt.ca/

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* Quebec - Health Network

http://www.gouv.qc.ca/Vision/Sante/Sante_en.html

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Disability Pension Canada

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Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefit

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/isp/cpp/disabi_e.shtml

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Canadian Pension Plan Disability - CPP Program Information

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/isp/cpp/program_e.shtml

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Information Guide on Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/isp/pub/disa ... de_e.shtml

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Overview of the Canada Pension Plan Disability Program

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/isp/pub/disa ... shtml#over

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Eligibility for Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/isp/pub/disa ... shtml#elig

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Applying for Canada Pension Plan Disability Benefits

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/isp/pub/disa ... html#apply

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Canada Pension Plan Disability Continuing Eligibility

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/isp/pub/disa ... shtml#cont

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Canada Pension Plan Disability Disability Benefits and Other Resources

http://www.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/isp/pub/disa ... disability

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Organizations

Canadian Lymphoedema Foundation

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/clf.htm

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Welcome to the Dr. Vodder School - North America

http://www.vodderschool.com/

-To provide the highest quality education in the Dr. Vodder method of Manual Lymph Drainage and Combined Decongestive Therapy and to ensure the continuing competence of practitioners trained by the Dr. Vodder School.

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Breast Cancer Association of Nova Scotia

BCANS provides online support and chat through its international breast cancer community support forums. The site also includes biography pages, user galleries, a cancer glossary, information, links resources and much, much more.

http://bca.ns.ca

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The Lymphedema Association of Quebec

This group is currently attempting to have lymphedema treatments covered under the government health insurance plan. Membership entitles individuals, among other things, to $10.00 reduction off the purchase price of a MedicAlert lymphedema alert bracelet.

Monthly support group meetings of the Lymphedema Association of Quebec will be held on THE LAST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH from 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the downtown YMCA, 1440 Stanley Street, Room 524, Montreal.

Les rencontres du groupe d'entraide de l'Association Québecoise du Lymphoedème auront lieu le DERNIER MARDI DE CHAQUE MOIS de 19h00 à 20h30 au YMCA centreville, 1440 rue Stanley, salle 524, Montréal.

For more information on these and other activities of the Lymphedema Association of Quebec:

AQL/LAQ 5792 Cote des Neiges #268
Montreal, QC H3S 1Y9

infolympho@icomm.ca

Tel:(514)735-1149

www.infolympho.icomm.ca

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The Lymphovenous Association of Ontario

The Lymphovenous Association of Ontario is a support group for individuals, families and health care professionals with lymphatic disorders such as lymphedema.

Once a year the group holds its annual general meeting. It also puts out a newsletter three times a year. The Association is currently trying to improve ADP program coverage and improve coverage for CDT. It has a resource kit to help people lobby for improved services and an information package on how to get better insurance coverage

You can contact the group at:
Lymphovenous Association of Ontario
PM Postal Box 55241
1800 Sheppard Ave. E.
North York, Ontario M2J 5A0

www.geneticalliance.org

For information call: 416-410-2250

E-mail: lymphontari@yahoo.com

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Alberta Lymphedema Learning Association

The Alberta Lymphedema Learning Association (ALLA) is a charitable organization founded in 2003 by a team of people who recognized the need to help people living with, or at risk of, lymphedema. A learning association committed to ongoing education of its stakeholders, ALLA works to make a difference and empower affected individuals and their families to help manage this condition. ALLA works from the patient standpoint.

http://www.albertalymphedema.com/

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Canadian Organization for Rare Disorders

email: office@cord.ca.

www.cord.ca/

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The Klippel-Trenaunay Support Group of Canada

www.k-t.org

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Canadian RSD Network

http://www.canadianrsd.com/

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Turner's Syndrome Society of Canada

http://www.turner-syndrome.com/index.php3

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Breast Cancer Information Resources and Support for Canadian Women

http://www.cbcn.ca/

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Willow Breast Cancer Support and Resources Services

http://www.willow.org/

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Health Canada

http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/

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Charity Village

Canada's supersite for the nonprofit sector --- 3,000 pages of news, jobs, information and resources for executives, staffers, donors, and volunteers. If philanthropy and volunteerism are part of your world, this is your place. Discover what's new today in the village, or visit our Welcome Centre for first-time visitors and the media

http://www.charityvillage.com/cv/main.asp

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Lymphoedema Therapists

Lymphovenous Canada

Lymphatic Massage Therapy Clinics

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/massage.htm

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Vodder School of Lymphedema Therapy

http://www.vodderschool.com/therapist_search.cfm

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LANA Certified Therapists - Canada

http://www.clt-lana.org/therapists/canada.html

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Norton School of Lymphatic Therapy

http://www.nortonschool.com/pages/direc ... p?state=IT

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Coast to Coast School of Lymphedema Management

http://www.lymphedemamanagement.com/mem ... &B1=Search

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Dr. Brenda Gill provides primary healthcare in a small community addressing
a wide range of medical concerns. She focuses on nutrition, female medicine,
botanical medicine, homeopathy and physical medicine. Dr. Gill has also
treated many lymphedema patients with great success. This is an area where
few have expertise.

Contact:
Dr. Brenda Gill, ND
The Natural Path Clinic
Box 1841
Rossland, BC
250-362-5035
drbgill@telus.net

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Lymphoedema Treatment Programs

Lymphedema Treatment Programs in Canada - Lymphovenous Canada

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/boxromanow.htm

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Lymphedema Associations and Groups

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/groups1.htm

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Lymphedema Treatment Programs - British Columbia

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/treatbc.htm

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Lymphedema Treatment Programs - Saskatchewan

http://www.lymphovenous-canada.ca/treatsk.htm

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NEW ZEALAND

New Zealand Ministry of Health

http://www.moh.govt.nz/moh.nsf

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Lymphoedema Therapists

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ealand.htm

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UNITED KINGDOM

Government Directory and Resources

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ingdom.htm

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Security and Pensions

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ingdom.htm

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Support Groups

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ingdom.htm

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Lymphoedema Organizations and Vendors

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ingdom.htm

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Therapists

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ingdom.htm

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Additional Resources

Lymphoedema Vendors, Supplies and Equipment

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ipment.htm

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Bandages

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ndages.htm

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Short Stretch Bandages

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... ndages.htm

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Lymphoedema Garments, Wraps and Sleeves

http://www.lymphedemapeople.com/thesite ... leeves.htm
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