FVHO hosts June Survivorship Support Group

1 Jun 2017 General

APPLETON, Wis. (June 1, 2017) – Fox Valley Hematology & Oncology (FVHO), northeastern Wisconsin’s cancer care specialist, will host its monthly Survivorship Support Group meeting on Thursday, June 8, from 5:30 to 7 p.m., at its Appleton location. The meetings are for anyone affected by cancer and June’s session will be led by FVHO dietitians Brittany Shaw, RDN, CD; Nikki Ott, MS, RDN, CD; and Carrie Baum, RD.

The group will present “Finding Fresh Foods,” which will focus on the benefits of taking advantage of fresh produce becoming available in the area, what to look for and what to ask local vendors.

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.

Shaw, a registered dietitian in Appleton, earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin – Green Bay in human biology with a nutritional science emphasis. Shaw has been working as a registered dietitian for ThedaCare for three years.

Ott earned a bachelor’s degree in dietetics and a master’s degree in nutritional sciences from the University of Wisconsin – Stevens Point and has 14 years of inpatient/outpatient experience in the areas of oncology, nephrology and critical care with expertise in managing nutrition support.

Baum earned a Bachelor of Science degree in dietetics from University of Wisconsin – Green Bay and has been a dietician for 10 years with clinical experience in inpatient/outpatient oncology, critical care, nutrition support management and homecare.

FVHO’s survivorship group is free and open to the public – no registration is needed.

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