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Nutrition Advice for NorthEast Myeloma Patients
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NorthEast Myeloma Community
event Sep 07, 2022 / 06:30PM - 08:00PM EDT

Event Description

The NorthEast Myeloma Community meets to discuss proper nutrition guidelines and how what they eat can affect their well being. This group discussion will be led by Francesca Castro, a registered dietician involved in myeloma clinical trials at Memorial Sloan Kettering. 

Come with one piece of nutritional advice that you're glad you received and are trying to follow!

Schedule & Agenda

The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Introduction
06:30PM
Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey introduces the agenda of the event and our featured speaker Francesca Castro.
The panelist Francesca Castro, MS, RD, CDN
Presentation
06:35PM
Francesca Castro, MS, RD, CDN
Francesca discusses proper nutrition guidelines and how what you eat can affect your well being.
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Questions and Answers
07:05PM
Audience
Type your questions in the chat and we will answer them!

Speakers & Moderators

The panelist Francesca Castro, MS, RD, CDN
Francesca Castro, MS, RD, CDN
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

As a level III clinical research dietitian-nutritionist, she focuses on providing whole food, plant-based diet interventions to patients within the Myeloma Service. She joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center in December 2021. Her special interests include the impact of dietary choices on both cancer prevention and progression, gastrointestinal microbiome, and evidence-based clinical care. She earned her master’s in nutrition and exercise physiology at Teachers College, Columbia University, and her bachelor’s in biomedical science at the University of Central Florida. She is a registered dietitian-nutritionist with the CDR and has applied to be a certified dietitian-nutritionist in New York state.

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The panelist Audrey Burton-Bethke
Audrey Burton-Bethke

Audrey joined the HealthTree Foundation as the Myeloma Community Program Director in 2020. While not knowing much about myeloma at the start, she has since worked hard to educate herself, empathize and learn from others' experiences. She loves this job. Audrey is passionate about serving others, loves learning, and enjoys a nice mug of hot chocolate no matter the weather.

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