Living with Breast Cancer

Breast Cancer Recurrence Prevention

Breast Cancer Recurrence Prevention

The scariest thing about living with breast cancer is the risk of recurrence. In this video, Dr. Harness explains breast cancer recurrence and discusses the two types of recurrence that breast cancer patients face.   Jay Dr. Jay K. Harness, MD: When we talk about breast cancer recurrence, there are […]

First Steps After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

First Steps After Breast Cancer Diagnosis

When a breast cancer patient is first diagnosed, there are a few steps they should take, such as find a qualified multidisciplinary team. Watch this video for other necessary steps after a breast cancer diagnosis. Jay K. Harness, M.D.: It’s really important with a new breast cancer diagnosis that you be […]

What is the Prognosis for Breast Cancer?

What is the Prognosis for Breast Cancer?

Each type of breast cancer has a different prognosis. Breast cancer patients who have been recently diagnosed often have questions about what their diagnosis means. Watch the video to hear Dr. Harness speak about prognoses he gives to his own patients about different types of breast cancer. Jay K. Harness, […]

Breast Cancer and Lymph Node Relationship

Breast Cancer and Lymph Node Relationship

When a patient is diagnosed with cancer, one of the first things they sample are the lymph nodes in the armpit area. Dr. Harness explains why lymph node testing is crucial to breast cancer treatment. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: We know that cancer cells can circulate through the body. […]

Stage 2 Breast Cancer Treatment

Stage 2 Breast Cancer Treatment

Stage two breast cancer is often treated with a lumpectomy or a mastectomy but treatment for stage two breast cancer also includes the lymph nodes. Dr. Harness explains how stage two breast cancer is treated. Jay K. Harness, MD, FACS: As with stage 1 breast cancer, the options here include […]

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, […]