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Does a Needle Biopsy Spread Cancer?

Does a Needle Biopsy Spread Cancer?

Many patients wonder if a needle biopsy will spread their cancer if their tumor turns out to be cancerous. Dr. Harness addresses this question and explains the importance of a needle biopsy. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: I am often asked, “If I have a needle biopsy done, Dr. Harness, […]

There’s a Lump in my Breast, What Do I Do?

There’s a Lump in my Breast, What Do I Do?

Dr. Harness explains what to do if you have found a new lump in your breast and the procedures to expect from your doctor. Learn more in the video below.   Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: A lump in the breast is a very common complaint of patients. First of […]

Breast Cancer Mammogram Guidelines

Breast Cancer Mammogram Guidelines

In this video Dr. Harness shares the American Cancer Society recommendations for breast cancer mammograms. Learn the importance of mammography for early detection of breast cancer. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: The typical guidelines for screening mammography are from the American Cancer Society. There are now other groups who also […]

Treatment for Stage 0 Breast Cancer

Treatment for Stage 0 Breast Cancer

In this clip, Dr. Jay K. Harness gives an explanation of stage zero breast cancer and several potential treatment options. If you’ve been diagnosed with stage zero breast cancer, watch the video below to find out more about your treatment options. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: Stage 0, by definition, […]

What Are The Stages Of Breast Cancer?

What Are The Stages Of Breast Cancer?

There are five different stages of breast cancer. In this video, cancer expert Dr. Jay K. Harness explains the five stages of breast cancer for newly diagnosed breast cancer patients. Watch the video to find out what your breast cancer diagnosis means. Dr. Jay K. Harness: Breast cancer basically has […]

What Does Invasive Breast Cancer Mean?

What Does Invasive Breast Cancer Mean?

Dr. Harness explains that invasive ductal carcinoma, or invasive breast cancer, is cancer that has grown through the walls of the duct and has started to invade the breast tissue. Learn about the treatment and prognosis for invasive breast cancer below. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: Invasive breast cancer means that the […]