Monthly Archives: September 2012

To teach women and men around the world how to effectively perform their own breast self-examinations, Dr. Jay Harness today joined with the National Consortium of Breast Centers and The Breast Cancer Site for an hour-long instructional session via live … Continue reading

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Results of a new study has electrified researchers and doctors engaged in the treatment of breast cancer: Scientists developing new treatments for breast cancer just received a treasure trove of information to work with after researchers identified four distinct genetic … Continue reading

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Scientists reported yesterday they have completed a major analysis of the genetics of breast cancer, finding four major classes of the disease. They hope their work will lead to more effective treatments, perhaps with some drugs already in use, in … Continue reading

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Breast cancer expert Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS, a featured speaker this month at the 2012 Breast Cancer Symposium, presented results of a study looking at the use of accelerated partial breast irradiation [APBI] using a single dose of intraoperative … Continue reading

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Remember the term: targeted therapy. In the very near future targeted therapy will become the norm in treating breast cancer, as medicine moves ever closer to treating cancer with personalized medicine, through an understanding of how the genetic changes that … Continue reading

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