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About the event

In partnership with the greater Wilson community, Susan G. Komen NC Triangle to the Coast will host Understanding Stage IV: A Luncheon on Metastatic Breast Cancer to provide individuals living with metastatic breast cancer (also known as thrivers), co-thrivers, providers and survivors the opportunity to learn more about metastatic breast cancer (MBC). The goal of the event is share more information about MBC and engage in open dialogue between Komen NC Triangle to the Coast, clinicians, survivors, and individuals living with MBC, while developing a passionate, informed, and supportive community in Wilson County, NC.

WHEN:  June 13, 2019 from 11:15 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Doors open at 10:30 a.m. for registration and lunch buffet.

WHERE: Hardy Alumni Hall, Barton College – 700 Vance St NE, Wilson, NC 27893

COST:  $5 per person. Scholarships are available.

LUNCH OPTIONS: Chicken or vegetarian.

 

Click here to Register!

For more information, please contact Community Health Program Manager Lolita Smith-Moore at lsmithmoore@komennctc.org or (919) 493-2873.

 


 

Program Agenda

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Teresa Ellen, Health Director, Wilson County Health Department

Metastatic Breast Cancer 101
Dr. Katherine Reeder-Hayes, MD, MBA, MSc
Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Personal Advocacy with your Healthcare Provider
Dr. Keith Lerro, Oncologist at Wilson Medical Center with local thriver Stephanie Walker, RN

Panel: Addressing the Needs

Round Table Discussion

Closing
Pam Kohl, Executive Director at Komen NCTC


 

Thanks to our local community partners.

Area L AHEC
Healthcare Foundation of Wilson
North Carolina Community Foundation
United Way of Wilson County
Wilson County Department of Social Services
Wilson County Health Department
Wilson Forward
Wilson Medical Center

Donation provided by Pfizer, Inc.