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Do Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment Mean That Early Detection Isn’t As Important?

Do Advances in Breast Cancer Treatment Mean That Early Detection Isn’t As Important?

With recent advances in breast cancer treatment, is early detection still important? The answer: Yes! Dr. László Tabár, M.D., F.A.C.R. (Hon), an expert in screening and mammography, says that while treatments are advancing, early detection is still a key tool in the breast cancer toolbox. By finding the cancer early, […]

What Do I Need to Know About the Canadian National Breast Screening Study?

What Do I Need to Know About the Canadian National Breast Screening Study?

News of the Canadian National Breast Screening Study and its findings have been making waves in the media recently. But what do the findings really mean? According to the study, Canadian researchers determined that women ages 40 to 59 who had yearly mammograms did not have a better survival rate compared […]

IMPORTANT NEWS: CMS Reimbursement Reduction for Vital Breast Cancer Procedures

IMPORTANT NEWS: CMS Reimbursement Reduction for Vital Breast Cancer Procedures

Women, we need your help! The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) have implemented a reduction in reimbursement for image guided breast biopsy, leading to health providers discontinuing these vital services. Image guided breast biopsies are the standard of care for the diagnosis of suspicious breast lesions. The new CMS […]

Blood Test for Breast Cancer Recurrence Provides Peace of Mind

Blood Test for Breast Cancer Recurrence Provides Peace of Mind

ClearID from Cynvenio offers early breast cancer recurrence detection Dr. Jay Harness recently spoke with André de Fusco, CEO of Cynvenio, about his company’s new diagnostic test, ClearID for Breast Cancer, and how he sees it revolutionizing the world of cancer treatment. ClearID is a blood test that measures cancer cells to see […]

[Urgent Call To Action] Federal Government To Decrease Access To Minimally-Invasive Breast Biopsies

[Urgent Call To Action] Federal Government To Decrease Access To Minimally-Invasive Breast Biopsies

The Centers For Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) is proposing a rule change TOMORROW (Sept. 6th) that will have a significant negative impact on American women, yet little media attention has been given to the topic. To comment on the proposed rule change, please follow this link: http://1.usa.gov/1cU95TQ About the […]

Explanation and Photos of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Explanation and Photos of Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy

Angelina Jolie’s Op-Ed in the New York Times revealed that not only did she have a double mastectomy, but that she had a nipple-sparing procedure as well. Dr. Harness discusses the process of a Nipple-Sparing mastectomy and also provides photos women pre- and post-op mastectomy surgery. Learn more in the […]