High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic

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A clinic providing breast cancer screening, chemoprevention, and genetic risk evaluation for individuals at increased risk of breast cancer.

SouthCoast Health's High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic represents a multidisciplinary team of medical experts (surgeons, medical/radiation oncologists, radiologists, and genetic counselors) dedicated to breast cancer surveillance, cancer risk reduction, and patient education and advocacy.  Headed by breast & endocrine surgeon Dr. Christa Jillard, this clinic provides:

  • Patient-specific risk stratification for development of breast cancer
  • Individualized planning for oncologic surveillance
  • Assessment for need of genetic testing and counseling
  • Referral for chemoprevention as appropriate
  • Prophylactic breast surgery as indicated
  • Patient counseling in lifestyle modification and risk reduction 

Patients considered for appointment and evaluation in the High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic include the following:

  • Patients who have a first-degree relative with breast or ovarian cancer, and/or multiple relatives with breast/ovarian cancer
  • Patients with a history of:
    • breast biopsy demonstrating atypical cells or lobular carcinoma in situ
    • chest irradiation due to lymphoma
    • genetic marker predisposing to breast cancer (BRCA 1/2, TP53, STK11, PTEN mutations)
    • patients of Ashkenazi Jewish decent
    • male patients with a history of breast cancer

 

Appointments by Referral:

Clinicians—please contact our office directly at the information below

Patients—please discuss with your primary care provider.  We look forward to meeting with you.

 

SouthCoast Health High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic Locations

Savannah, GA SouthCoast Health Surgery, Savannah, 7001 Hodgson Memorial Dr, Ste 1 912.354.6303

Savannah Doctors and Providers

Jillard, Christa M.D.

Jillard, Christa M.D.

Surgery, High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic, Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery
Mandel, Jeffrey M.D., FACS

Mandel, Jeffrey M.D., FACS

Surgery, High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic
Shapiro, Patricia M.D.

Shapiro, Patricia M.D.

Imaging, High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic
Yeager, Stephen M.D., FACS

Yeager, Stephen M.D., FACS

Surgery, High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic

Hilton Head Island Doctors and Providers

Shapiro, Patricia M.D.

Shapiro, Patricia M.D.

Imaging, High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic

Bluffton Doctors and Providers

Jillard, Christa M.D.

Jillard, Christa M.D.

Surgery, High Risk Breast Cancer Clinic, Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery