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Thursday, October 28, 2021
Throughout Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October, Dr. Christa Jillard-Ilić has made various media appearances discussing breast cancer screenings, treatment and support services for patients, and sharing encouraging stories with breast cancer survivors under her care. This included broadcast news segments on WSAV and WTGS, serving as a source in a Bryan County News article, and a feature on the podcast, "A little bit TIPsy."
Dr. Jillard-Ilić also spoke on the frustration of seeing COVID’s impact on breast cancer surveillance and treatment. She explained that in the height of the pandemic patients were tending to present in later stages, which made it harder to treat.
“A lot of the imaging centers were closed and elective surgeries were canceled,” said Dr. Christa Jillard-Ilić. “That amount of time, even if it’s six weeks, leaves so many patients not being seen and a backlog that then ultimately just compiles on itself.”
To watch or read the specific stories, please visit the links below:
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