FVHO offering walk-in mammograms every Wednesday in February

21 Feb 2018 General

FVHO aims to reduce breast cancer with weekly breast screenings.

Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeast Wisconsin’s cancer care specialists, is hosting walk-in mammograms every Wednesday in February.

No appointment is needed and anyone is welcome to get a screening during business hours from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The purpose of the walk-in screenings throughout the month is to make it easy for people to get checked. FVHO values preventative care and wants to make access to preventative measures as easy and convenient as possible.

FVHO Survivorship Support Group renamed FVHO Hope Support Group

8 Feb 2018 General

Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeast Wisconsin’s cancer care specialist, is renaming its popular Survivorship Support Group series to the FVHO Hope Support Group.

“The term survivorship extends beyond patients in remission,” Jean Monson, events coordinator at FVHO, said. “Our FVHO Hope Support Group is open to anyone affected by cancer which also includes family members, caregivers and friends. Our new name better reflects our monthly support group discussion. Our goal is to uplift and inspire others.”

The February FVHO Hope Support Group meeting will take place on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 1 – 3:30 p.m. and again from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

February’s session will be led by Dr. Elizabeth Kimbrough, who specializes in integrative medicine at FVHO. Dr. Kimbrough will present on loving yourself unconditionally despite pressure from today’s society to be perfect at all times. In this short workshop, attendees will learn how to open up as it relates to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual life.

FVHO Hope Support Group meetings take place at FVHO’s Health & Wellness Center, located at 3925 N. Gateway Drive, Appleton. The FVHO Hope Support Group meeting is free with no advance registration required.

Flannel Check Week aims to raise awareness to help people “Get Checked”

2 Feb 2018 General

Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology’s Health & Wellness Family Care clinic is participating in Flannel Check Week from Feb. 5 – 9.

The goal of Flannel Check Week is to raise awareness and save lives by having people get checked by their primary care doctor in an effort to catch diseases and cancers early.

Dr. Eugene Rigstad, an independent family physician at the Health & Wellness Family Care clinic, has a special interest in pediatrics and preventative health care and encourages his patients to be proactive about their health.

“Flannel Check Week is an incredible and life-saving awareness movement,” said Dr. Rigstad. “As a physician, I love this idea and I hope people do come in to get checked because it’s never too early to prevent a disease.”

Dr. Rigstad is currently accepting new patients. To make an appointment call (920) 702-4890

FVHO January Survivorship Support Group to discuss employment, cancer and legal resources

21 Dec 2017 General

Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeast Wisconsin’s cancer care specialists, will host its monthly Survivorship Support Group meeting on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, from 1:30 ­to 3 p.m., and again from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The meetings are for anyone affected by cancer, including families and caregivers. January’s session will be led by Jennifer Edmondson, attorney at Edmonson Law Office in Appleton.

Edmonson will lead a group session discussing the laws regarding employment and cancer, as well as available resources regarding employment discrimination claims.

Survivorship Support Group meetings take place at FVHO’s Health & Wellness Center, located at 3925 N. Gateway Drive, Appleton, in hopes to connect, uplift and rebuild those who have been affected by cancer.

The Survivorship Support Group meeting is free with no advance registration required

FVHO December Survivorship Support Group to discuss practice of Qi Gong

APPLETON, Wis. (Nov. 28, 2017) – Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeast Wisconsin’s cancer care specialists, will host its monthly Survivorship Support Group meeting on Thursday, Dec. 14, from 1:30 ­– 3 p.m.

The meetings are for anyone affected by cancer, including families and caregivers. December’s session will be led by Meighan Laubenstein, Qi Gong instructor at Life’s Journey Wellness, located within FVHO’s Health and Wellness Center in Appleton.

Laubenstein will lead a group session in Qi Gong, which is a holistic system of coordinated body posture, movement, breathing and meditation.

Survivorship Support Group meetings take place at FVHO’s Health & Wellness Center, located at 3925 N. Gateway Drive, Appleton, in hopes to connect, uplift and rebuild those who have been affected by cancer.

The Survivorship Support Group meeting is free with no advance registration required.

FVHO named “Best Cancer Treatment Center” in Post Crescent’s 2017 Best of the Valley Reader’s Choice Awards

15 Nov 2017 General

APPLETON, Wis. (Nov. 15, 2017) – Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeastern Wisconsin’s leading cancer care specialists, has been recognized as ‘Best Cancer Treatment Center’ as part of the Post-Crescents 2017 Best of the Valley Readers’ Choice Awards.

Online and print Post-Crescent readers voted for the best businesses in the Fox Valley in the following categories:

  • Health and professional services
  • Retail and personal services
  • Entertainment and leisure
  • Food and spirits

“Since our founding, FVHO has been committed to supporting the local communities we call home throughout northeastern Wisconsin, and we take pride in providing the best care to our patients and their families,” Dr. William Guenther, founder and physician at FVHO, said. “We are extremely grateful to be recognized by our community alongside the other esteemed local businesses in the area.”

FVHO was recognized in the best health and professional services category. Additionally, FVHO was recognized as a finalist for the ‘Best Cancer Treatment Center’ as a part of the Oshkosh Northwestern’s 2017 Best of Winnebago County Readers’ Choice Awards.

FVHO November Survivorship Support Group to discuss gentle yoga and breath work

 

APPLETON, Wis. (Oct. 31, 2017) – Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeast Wisconsin’s cancer care specialist, will host its monthly Survivorship Support Group meeting on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 1:30 ­– 3 p.m. and from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

The meetings are for anyone affected by cancer, including families and caregivers. November’s session will be led by Dana Doke-Prahl, therapeutic yoga teacher at Life’s Journey Wellness, located within FVHO’s Health and Wellness Center in Appleton.

Doke-Prahl will lead a group session in gentle yoga and pranayama, also known as breath work.

Survivorship Support Group meetings take place at FVHO’s Health & Wellness Center, located at 3925 N. Gateway Drive, Appleton, in hopes to connect, uplift and rebuild those who have been affected by cancer.

The Survivorship Support Group meeting is free with no advance registration is required.

 

FVHO October Survivorship Support Group to discuss mindfulness through the cancer process

APPLETON, Wis. (Oct. 2, 2017) – Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeast Wisconsin’s cancer care specialist, will host its monthly Survivorship Support Group meeting on Thursday, Oct. 12, from 1:30 – 3 p.m. and from 5:30 – 7 p.m.

The meetings are for anyone affected by cancer, including families and caregivers. October’s session will be led by Jodi Huebner, MA, LPC and owner of Life’s Journey Wellness located within FVHO’s Health and Wellness Center in Appleton.

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FVHO September Survivorship Support Group to discuss dealing with a cancer diagnosis

APPLETON, Wis. (Aug. 29 2017) – Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeast Wisconsin’s cancer care specialist, will host its monthly Survivorship Support Group meeting on Thursday, Sept. 14, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.

The meetings are for anyone affected by cancer, including families and caregivers. September’s session will be led by Angie Schneider, MA, LPC-IT, BSW, of Life’s Journey Wellness located within FVHO’s Health and Wellness Center in Appleton.

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