Today a long awaited new era in medicine is emerging. Decades of scientific endeavors have now been translated into novel molecular and receptor targeted therapies. In conjunction with some more established treatment for cancer such as chemotherapy, biological and radiation therapy, the new treatments have made and are making a significant positive impact in the outcome of the patients suffering with malignancy.

Low Country Cancer Care is proud to offer a wide array of diagnostic and therapeutic services for patients afflicted with cancer and blood diseases. If you or a loved one is facing cancer treatment, our practice can offer the most state of the art, leading edge care in a friendly and compassionate setting.

With close access to modern diagnostic facilities located nearby and active involvement in clinical research, we provide only the highest quality Oncology care.

Our highly trained and qualified Physician Assistants and Oncology certified chemotherapy nurses are actively involved in treatment and healthcare education.

 


George Negrea, MD

Dr. Negrea obtained his medical education in his native country of Romania as well as in the Dominican Republic. He completed his internship and residency in Internal Medicine at the Mount Vernon Hospital in New York, a New York Medical College program. Subsequently, he did a year of Medical Oncology training at Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York, followed by two and a half years of Hematology and Medical Oncology at Temple University Hospital and Fox Chase Cancer Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Dr Negrea is Board Certified and has been engaged in the practice of Oncology/Hematology since 1992. Prior to moving to Savannah in 2001, he was a Senior Oncology Attending Physician at the Phoebe Cancer Center in Albany, Georgia. He is a member of ASCO (American society of Clinical Oncology) and ASH (American Society of Hematology). Dr Negrea also serves on various Advisory Boards in the St. Joseph's Candler Hospital system. His hospital privileges include St. Joseph's Candler and Memorial University Medical Center; and are affiliated with the J.C. Lewis Cancer Pavilion which is a designated NCI (National Cancer Center Institute) Community Cancer Center. Dr. Negrea is an avid bicyclist and also enjoys downhill skiing.

Jennifer Yannucci, MD

Dr. Jennifer Yannucci has been practicing in Savannah since July of 2006 at Low Country Cancer Care Associates, P.C. She is board certified in Hematology and Oncology. Before joining Low Country Cancer Care, she completed her fellowship in Oncology/Hematology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School in Boston Massachusetts. Dr. Yannucci completed her Internal Medicine residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee, and is a graduate of the Indiana University Medical School. She is a proud graduate of the University of Notre Dame where she graduated Magna cum laude. Dr. Yannucci is a member of ASCO (American society of Clinical Oncology) and ASH (American Society of Hematology); and is a recipient of an ASCO merit award. Dr. Yannucci has a special interest in breast cancer and also treats a variety of tumor types such as lymphoma, leukemia, lung, and colon cancers and specializes in both bleeding and clotting disorders. Dr. Yannucci's hospital privileges include St. Joseph's Candler and Memorial University Medical Center; and are affiliated with the J.C. Lewis Cancer Pavilion, which is a designated NCI (National Cancer Center Institute) Community Cancer Center. She also lectures at Memorial University Medical Center to medical residents.

Cathy Lewis - Physician Assistant

Cathy received her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of Georgia. She recently graduated from South University here in Savannah with a Master's degree in Physician Assistant Studies. She is a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants, Association of Physician Assistants in Oncology, and the Georgia Association of Physician Assistants. Cathy enjoys spending time outdoors with her family, swimming, and the beach.

Candice Cerracchio - Physician Assistant

Candice received both her Bachelors and Masters degree in Physical Assistant Studiesfrom King's College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsyvannia. Previously specializing in gastroenterology and urology, she joined the team at Low Country in 2013.  Originally from Maine, Candi now lives in the Savannah area with her husband and her bulldog.  She enjoys kayaking, reading, and time with friends and family.

Susan Fahy - Physician Assistant

Susan graduated from San Diego State University with a degree in Molecular Biology/Chemistry. She worked in DNA research for 4 years doing clinical research in gene construction. She interacted with clinical researchers around the country helping produce DNA for research and marketable assays, as a production manager. She concurrently earned a Masters Degree in Forensic Science at National University, San Diego. Susan graduated from South University in Savannah, Georgia with a second Masters in Physician Assistant Studies. She worked in Emergency Medicine in Beaufort, South Carolina before joining Low Country Cancer Care. Susan works in the Bluffton, South Carolina office on Tuesdays. She is also the Director of Pre-Clinical Education at South University’s PA Program. She is married, with a house full of animals.