Monthly Archives: March 2011

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A recent profile in the Orange County Register examines the career and good works of breast cancer surgeon Dr. Jay Harness: Laguna Woods resident Dr. Jay Harness is known for his work in breast and endocrine surgery on both a … Continue reading

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As discussed on this site, a recent study reveals far too many surgical breast biopsies, rather than less invasive and safer needle biopsies, are being performed on women who have abnormal mammograms. Supporting the position on this issue as advocated … Continue reading

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When a community of women come together to advance the early detection of breast cancer, it is a We Live You moment. The Susan G. Komen Philadelphia chapter has teamed up with the NFL Alumni Philadelphia Cheerleaders and United Healthcare … Continue reading

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Along with advances in breast cancer treatment, patients now have better options for breast reconstruction. For example, Dr. Jay Harness began developing his oncoplastic philosophy of breast cancer surgery over 10 years ago. Since then he has performed over 110 … Continue reading

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As discussed here and here, a recent study by the RAND Corporation found that the skill of a given surgeon truly matters. The study looked at 994 women with pre-invasive breast cancer and researchers found significant treatment variations from surgeon … Continue reading

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The Academy of Surgery of Detroit is hosting Dr. Jay Harness at its winter meeting this Thursday, March 10, 2011 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM, at the Randolph Suite of the Detroit Athletic Club, located at 241 Madison Avenue … Continue reading

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The Society of Surgical Oncology, the premier organization for surgeons and health care providers dedicated to advancing and promoting the science and treatment of cancer, recently published a study by Dr. Jay Harness and co-authors, addressing nipple-sparing mastectomy, a topic … Continue reading

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