VIRTUAL Doctor in the House - Dr Peter Turk, History of Breast Cancer and Its Treatment

When: 10/21/2020 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

The History of Breast Cancer and Its Treatment
Virtual Session begins promptly at 5:00 PM
Please register above in order to receive the link to join the program.

NOTE: This session will be delivered online using Zoom.  You can participate using your computer, smartphone, or tablet.  There is no cost involved or software to load.   All you need is the meeting link and password, which we will provide via email confirmation when you register above (using the button at the top of this session description).   We suggest using the provided meeting link a few minutes prior to the start time of the session.    If you don't receive a confirmation email from us within an hour of registering, please check your SPAM folder or email :

Session Description:
Please join us for a special educational session in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month as Peter Turk MD discusses the history of breast cancer and its treatment.  Dr Turk is a member of the Advisory Council for Carolina Breast Friends and specializes in the care of breast cancer patients. This promises to be a very informative session for all whose lives have been touched by breast cancer.  

Instructor Bio: 

Peter Turk, MD is a general surgeon in Charlotte with a sub-specialty in surgical oncology, and is currently licensed to practice medicine in North Carolina, Tennessee and Rhode Island.    He is the Medical Director of Surgical Oncology with Novant Health Charlotte and also a Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery at UNC-Chapel Hill.    He attended medical school at Indiana University School of Medicine and completed his Residency at University of Tennessee Medical Center, followed by two more years at Brown University, specializing in surgical oncology.  He is a Fellow with the American College of Surgeons. 

Peter S. Turk, MD
Surgical Oncologist
Medical Director of Surgical Oncology, Novant Health Charlotte
Clinical Assistant Professor of Surgery, UNC-Chapel Hill

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Pink House Disclaimer....
Programs at Carolina Breast Friends should not be used as a substitute for any treatment. Sessions are intended to provide community and general support for breast cancer survivors. They are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Consult your doctor if you are in any way concerned about activities that are part of an offered program.


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