This webinar covers 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
- Question and answer period
Vicki Barber, RDN, CSO, Registered Dietitian Nutritionist with board certification in oncology nutrition.
Ms. Barber’s 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 her 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 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.