Monthly Archives: November 2011

The word cancer is so loaded that the word itself overwhelms any opportunity for real conversation about what some conditions labeled carcinoma are, and are not. Thus some medical experts are recommending getting rid of the word “cancer” for certain … Continue reading

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“The fight against breast cancer doesn’t always end when the chemotherapy stops or when radiation is over. For some women there is a very long, and often lonely, struggle even after they are declared cancer-free.” This according to an insightful … Continue reading

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We recently discussed the sensitivity Dr. Jay Harness displays in communicating with and treating patients and others seeking direction after a breast cancer diagnosis. For another perspective of his empathy toward patients, based in part upon his understanding of the … Continue reading

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Many know Dr. Jay Harness as a breast cancer surgeon, and a respected global leader within his profession. He pioneered breakthroughs in how patient breast cancer diagnosis is addressed and treated. What you may not know, however, is how Dr. … Continue reading

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As reported in leading media including this from the New York Times, the commissioner of the U. S. Food and Drug Administration revoked approval of the drug Avastin as a treatment for breast cancer, ruling in an emotional issue that … Continue reading

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As we wrote in this column, the public discussion of breast cancer prevention and treatment often overlooks a topic of importance to women – the physical and emotional impact created through loss of a breast. As shared by breast surgeon, … Continue reading

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The public discussion of breast cancer prevention and treatment often overlooks a topic of importance to women – the physical and emotional impact created through the loss of a breast. Any woman’s life changes when she hears the words, “you … Continue reading

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Lisa Schneider-Cipriano, a television personality in Phoenix, recently shared the importance of knowing what to ask, and what to know, when faced with a breast cancer diagnosis. Lisa filmed a video to address the “deer-in-the-headlights” reaction when she and many … Continue reading

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