A: Dr. Harness Answers the Question


In this clip, Jay Harness, MD, FACS explains that a low recurrence score with Oncotype DX does not mean that your cancer cannot recur because it can, but a low recurrence score is an important piece of information about your cancer. It indicates that over the next ten years you've got a low chance of the cancer coming back.

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>>> DR. JAY K. HARNESS: A low recurrence score with Oncotype DX does not mean that your cancer
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cannot recur because it can, but a low recurrence score is an important piece of information
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about your cancer. It indicates that over the next ten years you’ve got a low chance
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of the cancer coming back.
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But here’s the key point – you need to follow the treatment of your anti-estrogen
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program in order to have that actually be the results in your case. So yes, your cancer
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can come back but a low recurrence score is a really favorable finding.
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Hi, I am Dr. Jay Harness and I want to share with you important information that I believe
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that every newly diagnosed patient with breast cancer needs to know.
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Susan Denver: I am a breast cancer survivor.
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Katherine Stockton: I am a breast cancer survivor.
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Coree: I am a breast cancer survivor.
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Susan Denver: And I want every woman to know…
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Katherine Stockton: …about personalized breast cancer treatment…
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Susan Denver: …and the genomic test.
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Coree: A test that helps guide a woman and her doctor…
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Katherine Stockton: …to the best treatment options for her.
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Susan Denver: Pass it on!
 

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This information should not be relied upon as a substitute for personalized medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Use the information provided on this site solely at your own risk. If you have any concerns about your health, please consult a physician, or contact us for an appointment.