'Don't ignore the other big C' urge Illawarra oncologists after dip in cancer screening

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By Lisa Wachsmuth
Updated February 12 2021 - 9:15am, first published 6:00am
Dr Elias Nasser, medical co-director of the region's cancer services, fears the real effect of reduced screening will not be apparent for months, if not years. Picture: Adam McLean

Illawarra oncologists and GPs fear that the focus on the COVID-19 pandemic over the past year, has caused many to ignore the other big C.

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Lisa Wachsmuth

Deputy Editor

Deputy editor and health reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, covering stories in the Wollongong, Shellharbour and Kiama local government areas. For news tips email lwachsmuth@austcommunitymedia.com.au

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