Monthly Archives: June 2016

Scientists are recruiting thousands of women for a large clinical trial to find out. The plan is to put heavy women age 18 and older who were recently given diagnoses of breast cancer on diets to see if losing weight … Continue reading

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Cancer specialists at several major hospitals are working to reduce the growing number of women with breast cancer who want to remove both their unaffected breast and the one with cancer, as reported by the Wall Street Journal. About 20% … Continue reading

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In this video, breast cancer authority Dr. Jay Harness answers a question submitted by a viewer: Is there a drug that serves as an alternative to anti-estrogen therapy offering the same effect? Sharing that “in my line of work there … Continue reading

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Scientists might have just pinpointed a nonsurgical way for women at a high risk of breast cancer to minimize their chances of developing the devastating disease, in this report from The Telegraph. About 12% of all women across the United … Continue reading

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A new video narrated by breast cancer expert Dr. Jay Harness discusses the benefits associated with the nipple-sparing mastectomy treatment option for breast cancer patients considering breast removal. The video, produced by St. Joseph Hospital of Orange, California, offers insights … Continue reading

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As reported in the Huffington Post, simply comprehending that not every cancer behaves the same way has significantly changed how scientists conceptualize the disease — and has helped them make promising breakthroughs in cancer research. Genomics, the study of genes … Continue reading

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We recently shared news of a new book, The Breast Cancer Answers Book: Your Guide to Achieving Emotional Reconstruction®, co-authored by breast cancer patient Phyllis Gapen and breast cancer surgeon Jay K. Harness, M.D. Years in the making, Harness and … Continue reading

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Doctors can now give women with the BRCA1 and 2 genes a clearer genetic picture of their risk for developing ovarian and breast cancer by tapping a database – BRCA Share – that in its first year has helped scientists … Continue reading

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