ACCREDITED PRACTICING DIETITAN
Stephanie Rowe is an Accredited Practicing Dietitian (APD) who graduated with a Bachelor of Science (Nutrition) (Honours Class 1) from the University of Sydney in 2004. Since that time, she has gained a wide range of experiences working in both hospital-based and private consultancy roles. She is a dedicated and highly motivated Dietitian with extensive knowledge in oncology nutrition and is passionate about promoting good nutrition for people with cancer, to ensure they Eat Right To Enhance Wellness.
Stephanie offers personalised nutrition therapy so patients can better manage a wide range of cancer symptoms and side effects of cancer treatment including:
- poor appetite
- changes in taste and smell
- nausea and vomiting
- difficulty swallowing
- constipation or diarrhoea
- unintentional weight loss or unwanted weight gain
She can also assist you with dietary advice on commonly used complementary and alternative therapies, as well as provide you nutrition tips during and after your cancer treatment to help improve your wellbeing.
Stephanie is available for one on one consultation at the NHOG rooms in the Integrated Cancer Centre, Level 2 Clark Tower Sydney Adventist Hospital.
For more details and to make an appointment, please phone Northern Haematology & Oncology Group on 02 9056 1100.
- Oncology Nutrition
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Accredited practicing dietitians are uniquely qualified to provide individualised nutrition advice for medical conditions. The dietitian applies the science of nutrition to promote health and the overall well-being of patients during and after their treatment.