Eating for Better Health Focus of February Strive to Thrive Group - Support Group for women with cancer explores new dietary guidelines

The New American Plate: Eating for Better Health, a presentation by Tori Hufendick BS, will be part of the Tuesday, February 11 Strive to Thrive Support Group meeting at the FitzPatrick Cancer Center.  Hufendick is a dietetic intern for CVPH Nutritional Services Department.

Sponsored by the FitzPatrick Cancer Center, Strive to Thrive meets monthly at the Cancer Center offering women with cancer an opportunity to find strength and hope among others managing life during or after treatment. The 2-hour meetings include presentations and time to share. They are open to all regardless of the type or stage of cancer.

For more information, contact Stacey LaFave at (518) 562-7534 or slafave@cvph.org. First time attendees are encouraged to call in advance.


About Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital
The University of Vermont Health Network - Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital (CVPH) is a private, not-for profit hospital in Plattsburgh, NY.  Established in 1967 with the merger of Champlain Valley and Physicians Hospitals, CVPH joined Fletcher Allen Partners in 2012, which in 2014 became The University of Vermont Health Network.  Together with its partner hospitals, the UVM Medical Group and a home health agency, CVPH provides high quality, cost effective care, close to home. Services include an award winning cardiac services program, accredited cancer center, freestanding ambulatory surgery center, comprehensive rehabilitation services and a 24 hour physician-staffed Emergency Department.  Governed by a 15-member Board of Directors, CVPH is accredited by the Joint Commission and licensed by New York State and Medicare/Medicaid Approved.  Learn more at UVMHealth.org/CVPH or follow us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and YouTube.




About The University of Vermont Health Network
The University of Vermont Health Network is an integrated system serving the residents of Vermont and northern New York with a shared mission: working together, we improve people’s lives.  The partners are: