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Monday, February 24, 2020  to   Monday, February 24, 2020
Webinar: Nutrition For People With Breast, Ovarian or Gynecological Cancer
Webinar - 8-9pm
Webinar: Nutrition For People With Breast, Ovarian or Gynecological Cancer

Mon, Feb 24, 2020 8:00pm - 9:00pm | US/Eastern

Location: Toll-Free Teleconference

Category: Educational, Wellness & Social Programs


Open to people who have or have had breast, ovarian or gynecological cancer. Pre-registration is required. To register, call Support Connection, 914-962-6402 or 800-532-4290.

Join us for this educational program that will cover the following topics pertaining to nutrition and cancer care:

Eating well through cancer treatment
Strategies for managing side-effects
Nutrition for post-treatment
How to navigate current nutrition trends in cancer care.
There will be a question and answer period following the presentation. The program will be moderated by a Support Connection Peer Counselor.

SPEAKER: Vicki Barber, RDN, CSO, is a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist who is board certified in oncology nutrition. Her career as a registered dietitian began in 1998 at Danbury Hospital in Danbury, CT, where she worked as an inpatient dietitian on the oncology and surgical floors. Expanding coverage to the outpatient area allowed Vicki to begin working with outpatients in radiation oncology and then medical oncology. Today, she practices full time within the Praxair Cancer Center at Danbury Hospital with patients receiving chemotherapy, radiation and surgical intervention, as well as wellness and palliative care.

Ms. Barber’s accomplishments include publication and presentation of a study for the American Institute of Cancer Research as well as presenting a national webinar geared toward dietitians seeking CEUs for oncology based practice. She also works per diem at Regional Hospice of Western Connecticut and serves on a variety of committees within the Praxair Cancer Center.

Contact: Support Connection
Email: info@supportconnection.org
Phone: 914-962-6402;800532-4290