Monthly Archives: August 2010

Often the words of others speak best. A patient shares her We Live You experience when faced with a diagnosis of breast cancer: I want you to know that through this most terrifying time of my life, the only time … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay Harness just returned from his journey to the African nation of Ghana, where he was part of a presentation and teaching team of medical experts introducing advanced breast cancer surgery techniques. The participation by Dr. Harness in this … Continue reading

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Our own Dr. Jay Harness departs for Ghana August 21, where he has been invited as an international authority to the Ghana Breast Cancer Specialty Training Course. The Course, sponsored by the Breast Health Global Initiative, will offer training to … Continue reading

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The title is the topic of a presentation Dr. Jay Harness to an event sponsored by the Vietnamese American Cancer Foundation on Saturday, August 28, 2010. The event, scheduled from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, will be hosted at the … Continue reading

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The career of Dr. Jay Harness epitomizes professional accomplishment and the empathetic care of his patients. Throughout his professional life he has received a number of awards from a variety of sources. Today, he adds another. CalOptima, the second largest … Continue reading

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The New York Times discusses the importance of touch in establishing the trust so necessary for any effective patient-doctor relationship: Touch is inherently humanizing, and for a doctor-patient relationship to have meaning beyond that of a business interaction, there needs … Continue reading

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Dr. Jay Harness was a featured speaker at today’s Women’s Health Forum hosted in Anaheim, California. In addition to Dr. Harness, other speakers included Dr. Laura Mosqueda, Professor of Clinical Family Medicine at UCI Medical Center, Congresswoman Diane Watson, Congresswoman … Continue reading

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This Saturday, Dr. Jay Harness will be among featured speakers at the Latina Health Forum to discuss breast cancer and other issues. Occurring from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM, the Forum will be hosted at the Maple Community Center, located … Continue reading

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