GCS Physician Dr. Jay Shares Tips on Breast Cancer Prevention, Risk Factors, Screening on WRFG 89.3 FM’s

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay), MDGeorgia Cancer Specialists physician Dr. Jayanthi Srinivasiah (Dr. Jay) visited the WRFG 89.3 FM station at the end of October to discuss breast cancer prevention, risk factors, screening options, and advancements in research and treatment. Dr. Jay, who names breast cancer treatment among her special interests, appeared on the “Health Issues Today” program.

This dedication to community outreach is nothing new to Dr. Jay, who makes such efforts a consistent priority.

Dr. Jay said, “I know cancer is a frightening concept to many people, and that’s why education is so vital. The more you know about how to prevent and screen for cancer as well as the treatment options, the more empowered you’ll feel about your overall health.”

Click here to listen to the interview.

In addition to practicing at the GCS-Stemmer (2712 Lawrenceville Highway, Decatur; 770-496-5555) and GCS-Johns Creek (3665 Hospital Parkway; 770-623-8965), Dr. Jay chairs the Cancer Committee at DeKalb Medical, which includes the chairing of the Clinical Trials and Genetics Committees.

Georgia Cancer Specialists is a Top 10 private cancer practice in the U.S. and a leader in advanced cancer treatment and research. The practice supports more than 200,000 patient visits each year. GCS offers community-based medical oncology and hematology services and is the first private oncology practice to also provide a full range of support services for patients in Georgia, including nutritional counseling, pain management, wellness counseling, and home health coordination. The GCS research department, whose focus is bringing targeted cancer therapy to communities, is the first in Georgia to offer Phase I clinical trials, the most novel cancer therapies available. GCS has 29 offices, 44 physicians, and more than 500 support staff members located in Metro Atlanta, North and Central Georgia, Southeast Tennessee, and Southwest North Carolina. Georgia Cancer Specialists can be found on the web at www.gacancer.com. GCS is The Cancer Answer.

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