Dine With A Doc – Free Community Event

Posted Jul 31, 2012 | Posted in News & Events

Johnston Health proudly presents “Dine With A Doc,” an informative dinner event that connects the community to doctors affiliated with or on staff at Johnston Medical Centers. Our upcoming presentation, titled “Cancer Genetics”, will focus on preventing and predicting cancer. It will be held from 6 till 8 p.m. on Aug. 16 at The Clayton Center, 307 E. Main St. in Clayton, NC.

Admission is free and seating is limited.

About the event
Ever wonder why some of us are more prone than others to get cancer? Are there things we can do to lessen our risk of getting cancer? Join our specialists from Duke Medicine for an enlightening presentation on the causes of cancer and the latest in genetics counseling. We’ll also offer recommendations for screenings, preventive care and healthful living.

Dine with a doc Kathleen Havlin, M.D., a breast cancer specialist, is in practice at Johnston Hematology and Oncology, an outpatient service of Johnston Health. She is an associate professor of clinical medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine. She has more than 20 years of experience in academic medicine.

Adam Buchanan, MS, MPH, CGC, is a board-certified cancer genetic counselor at Duke University Health System. He has counseled hundreds of patients who have had genetic testing for hereditary breast, ovarian or colorectal cancer. He is a master’s trained health-behavior and health-education specialist, and has developed and evaluated several cancer screening interventions.

You must be 18 to attend. The presentation begins at 6 p.m., followed by a light dinner and Q&A with our speakers.

Since 1998, Johnston Hematology and Oncology has been affiliated with Duke University Health System to bring the most advanced cancer treatment to patients in Johnston County. Benefits to patients include an assurance of high-quality care as well as access to new treatments, research and clinical trials.

Sign up for the event now at Johnston Health.

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