Monthly Archives: March 2017

Although breast cancer in men is rare, it can be a devastating diagnosis because it’s often caught later than in women, as reported by U.S. News. Whereas women typically begin routine screening for the disease once they hit 40, 45, … Continue reading

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One in three breast cancer patients under age 45 removed the healthy breast along with the breast affected by cancer in 2012, a sharp increase from the one in 10 younger women with breast cancer who had double mastectomies eight … Continue reading

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Watch as Dr. Jay Harness explains why a patient may ask to refuse anti-hormone, anti-estrogen treatment for breast cancer, and why in the face of such a challenging question he recommends that a refusal is typically not a good idea: … Continue reading

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Watch as Dr. Jay Harness explains why estrogen receptor status is important in determining treatment for the newly diagnosed breast cancer patient: “After testing, if a patient is found estrogen receptor positive [ER+], invasive breast cancers can be treated with … Continue reading

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The majority of breast cancers are estrogen-receptor positive, often treated with anti-estrogen drugs such as tamoxifen. However, resistance to hormone therapy eventually develops in a large percentage of patients, leaving them with few options. Now, new research reveals a molecular … Continue reading

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A new study finds the Mediterranean diet reduced the risk of developing one of the deadliest forms of breast cancer, in this report from Huffington Post. The study, published by the International Journal of Cancer found that the Mediterranean diet … Continue reading

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Women with breast cancer receive confusing messages about soy-based foods, including soy milk, edamame and tofu. Some studies have suggested the estrogen-like compounds in soy — called isoflavones — may inhibit the development or recurrence of breast cancer. In contrast, … Continue reading

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In the above video, breast cancer expert Dr. Jay Harness describes a list of questions he believes all newly diagnosed breast cancer patients should ask their doctor to become better informed for the patient’s decision-making process. Dr. Harness discusses why … Continue reading

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