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Jay R. Harris, MD


  • Wong JR, Harris JK, Rodriguez-Galindo C, Johnson KJ.Incidence of Childhood and Adolescent Melanoma in the United States: 1973-2009.Pediatrics. 2013 Apr 15.
  • Arvold ND, Oh KS, Niemierko A, Taghian AG, Lin NU, Abi-Raad RF, Sreedhara M, Harris JR, Alexander BM.Brain metastases after breast-conserving therapy and systemic therapy: incidence and characteristics by biologic subtype.Breast Cancer Res Treat. 2012 Nov;136(1):153-60.
  • Mouw KW, Harris JR.Irradiation in early-stage breast cancer: conventional whole-breast, accelerated partial-breast, and accelerated whole-breast strategies compared.Oncology (Huntingt). 2012 Sep;26(9):820-30.
  • Wallner PE, Ang KK, Zietman AL, Harris JR, Ibbott GS, Mahoney MC, Mezwa DG, Wilson LD, Becker GJ.The American Board of Radiology Holman Research Pathway: 10-Year Retrospective Review of the Program and Participant Performance.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2012 Jun 9.
  • Margalit DN, Sreedhara M, Chen YH, Catalano PJ, Nguyen PL, Golshan M, Overmoyer BA, Harris JR, Brock JE.Microinvasive Breast Cancer: ER, PR, and HER-2/neu Status and Clinical Outcomes after Breast-Conserving Therapy or Mastectomy.Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Sep 7.
  • Morrow M, Harris JR, Schnitt SJ.Surgical margins in lumpectomy for breast cancer--bigger is not better.N Engl J Med. 2012 Jul 5;367(1):79-82.
  • Smith GL, Xu Y, Buchholz TA, Smith BD, Giordano SH, Haffty BG, Vicini FA, White JR, Arthur DW, Harris JR, Shih YC.Brachytherapy for accelerated partial-breast irradiation: a rapidly emerging technology in breast cancer care.J Clin Oncol. 2011 Jan 10;29(2):157-65.
  • Miyamoto DT, Harris JR.Molecular predictors of local tumor control in early-stage breast cancer.Semin Radiat Oncol. 2011 Jan;21(1):35-42.
  • Wo JY, Taghian AG, Nguyen PL, Raad RA, Sreedhara M, Bellon JR, Wong JS, Gadd MA, Smith BL, Harris JR.The Association Between Biological Subtype and Isolated Regional Nodal Failure After Breast-Conserving Therapy.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2010 May 1;77(1):188-96.
  • Kaufmann M, Morrow M, von Minckwitz G, Harris JR, .Locoregional treatment of primary breast cancer: consensus recommendations from an International Expert Panel.Cancer. 2010 Mar 1;116(5):1184-91. Review.
  • Lee LJ, Harris JR.Innovations in radiation therapy (RT) for breast cancer.Breast. 2009 Oct;18 Suppl 3:S103-11.
  • Harris JR, Morrow M.Clinical dilemma of ductal carcinoma in situ.J Clin Oncol. 2009 Nov 10;27(32):5303-5.
  • Morrow M, Harris JR.More mastectomies: is this what patients really want?.J Clin Oncol. 2009 Sep 1;27(25):4038-40.
  • Winkfield KM, Harris JR.Effective local therapy and long-term survival in breast cancer.Oncology (Huntingt). 2009 Jul;23(8):669-75.
  • Smith BD, Arthur DW, Buchholz TA, Haffty BG, Hahn CA, Hardenbergh PH, Julian TB, Marks LB, Todor DA, Vicini FA, Whelan TJ, White J, Wo JY, Harris JR.Accelerated partial breast irradiation consensus statement from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Aug;209(2):269-77.
  • Smith BD, Arthur DW, Buchholz TA, Haffty BG, Hahn CA, Hardenbergh PH, Julian TB, Marks LB, Todor DA, Vicini FA, Whelan TJ, White J, Wo JY, Harris JR.Accelerated partial breast irradiation consensus statement from the American Society for Radiation Oncology (ASTRO).Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2009 Jul 15;74(4):987-1001.
  • Wong JS, Taghian AG, Bellon JR, Keshaviah A, Smith BL, Winer EP, Silver B, Harris JR.Tangential Radiotherapy Without Axillary Surgery in Early-Stage Breast Cancer: Results of a Prospective Trial.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2008 Nov 1;72(3):866-70.
  • Chen RC,Lin NU,Golshan M,Harris JR,Bellon JR.Internal mammary nodes in breast cancer: diagnosis and implications for patient management -- a systematic review.J Clin Oncol. 2008 Oct 20;26(30):4981-9. Review.
  • Nguyen PL, Taghian AG, Katz MS, Niemierko A, Abi Raad RF, Boon WL, Bellon JR, Wong JS, Smith BL, Harris JR.Breast cancer subtype approximated by estrogen receptor, progesterone receptor, and HER-2 is associated with local and distant recurrence after breast-conserving therapy.J Clin Oncol. 2008 May 10;26(14):2373-8.
  • Pedersen OB, Svendsen AJ, Ejstrup L, Skytthe A, Harris JR, Junker P.Ankylosing spondylitis in Danish and Norwegian twins: occurrence and the relative importance of genetic vs. environmental effectors in disease causation.Scand J Rheumatol. 2008 Mar-Apr;37(2):120-6.
  • Hannon PA, Martin DP, Harris JR, Bowen DJ.Colorectal cancer screening practices of primary care physicians in washington state.Cancer Control. 2008 Apr;15(2):174-81.
  • Schnitt SJ, Harris JR.Evolution of breast-conserving therapy for localized breast cancer.J Clin Oncol. 2008 Mar 20;26(9):1395-6.
  • Buchholz TA, Lehman CD, Harris JR, Pockaj BA, Khouri N, Hylton NF, Miller MJ, Whelan T, Pierce LJ, Esserman LJ, Newman LA, Smith BL, Bear HD, Mamounas EP.Statement of the science concerning locoregional treatments after preoperative chemotherapy for breast cancer: a National Cancer Institute conference.J Clin Oncol. 2008 Feb 10;26(5):791-7. Review.
  • O'Connell DA, Diamond C, Seikaly H, Harris JR.Objective and subjective scar aesthetics in minimal access vs conventional access parathyroidectomy and thyroidectomy surgical procedures: a paired cohort study.Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2008 Jan;134(1):85-93.
  • Wong JS, Ho AY, Kaelin CM, Bishop KL, Silver B, Gelman R, Harris JR, Hergrueter CA.Incidence of major corrective surgery after post-mastectomy breast reconstruction and radiation therapy.Breast J. 2008 Jan-Feb;14(1):49-54.
  • Winer EP, Harris JR, Smith BL, D'Alessandro HA, Brachtel EF.Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 32-2007. A 62-year-old woman with a second breast cancer.N Engl J Med. 2007 Oct 18;357(16):1640-8.
  • Chung CS, Harris JR.Post-mastectomy radiation therapy: translating local benefits into improved survival.Breast. 2007 Dec;16 Suppl 2:S78-83. Review.
  • Punglia RS, Morrow M, Winer EP, Harris JR.Local therapy and survival in breast cancer.N Engl J Med. 2007 Jun 7;356(23):2399-405. Review.
  • Balboni TA, Chen MH, Harris JR, Recht A, Stevenson MA, D'Amico AV.Academic career selection and retention in radiation oncology: the joint center for radiation therapy experience.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 May 1;68(1):183-6.
  • Landis DM, Luo W, Song J, Bellon JR, Punglia RS, Wong JS, Killoran JH, Gelman R, Harris JR.Variability among breast radiation oncologists in delineation of the postsurgical lumpectomy cavity.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2007 Apr 1;67(5):1299-308.
  • Buchholz TA, Haffty BG, Harris JR.Should all patients undergoing breast conserving therapy for DCIS receive radiation therapy? Yes. Radiation therapy, an important component of breast conserving treatment for patients with ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast.J Surg Oncol. 2007 Jun 15;95(8):610-3.
  • Golshan M, Miron A, Nixon AJ, Garber JE, Cash EP, Iglehart JD, Harris JR, Wong JS.The prevalence of germline BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in young women with breast cancer undergoing breast-conservation therapy.Am J Surg. 2006 Jul;192(1):58-62.
  • Jhawer M, Mani S, Lefkopoulou M, Hahn RG, Harris J, Catalano PJ, Haller D.Phase II study of mitomycin-C, adriamycin, cisplatin (MAP) and Bleomycin-CCNU in patients with advanced cancer of the anal canal: An eastern cooperative oncology group study E7282.Invest New Drugs. 2006 Sep;24(5):447-54.
  • Lim M, Bellon JR, Gelman R, Silver B, Recht A, Schnitt SJ, Harris JR.A prospective study of conservative surgery without radiation therapy in select patients with Stage I breast cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Jul 15;65(4):1149-54.
  • Allen AM, Czerminska M, Jšnne PA, Sugarbaker DJ, Bueno R, Harris JR, Court L, Baldini EH.Fatal pneumonitis associated with intensity-modulated radiation therapy for mesothelioma.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Jul 1;65(3):640-5.
  • Wong JS, Kaelin CM, Troyan SL, Gadd MA, Gelman R, Lester SC, Schnitt SJ, Sgroi DC, Silver BJ, Harris JR, Smith BL.Prospective study of wide excision alone for ductal carcinoma in situ of the breast.J Clin Oncol. 2006 Mar 1;24(7):1031-6.
  • Burstein HJ, Bellon JR, Galper S, Lu HM, Kuter I, Taghian AG, Wong J, Gelman R, Bunnell CA, Parker LM, Garber JE, Winer EP, Harris JR, Powell SN.Prospective evaluation of concurrent paclitaxel and radiation therapy after adjuvant doxorubicin and cyclophosphamide chemotherapy for Stage II or III breast cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2006 Feb 1;64(2):496-504.
  • Bellon JR, Harris JR.What extent of radiation therapy is standard?.Breast. 2005 Dec;14(6):532-40.
  • Bellon JR, Come SE, Gelman RS, Henderson IC, Shulman LN, Silver BJ, Harris JR, Recht A.Sequencing of chemotherapy and radiation therapy in early-stage breast cancer: updated results of a prospective randomized trial.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Mar 20;23(9):1934-40.
  • Partridge AH, Wong JS, Knudsen K, Gelman R, Sampson E, Gadd M, Bishop KL, Harris JR, Winer EP.Offering participants results of a clinical trial: sharing results of a negative study.Lancet. 2005 Mar 12-18;365(9463):963-4.
  • Harris JR.Radiation therapy for invasive breast cancer: not just for local control.J Clin Oncol. 2005 Mar 10;23(8):1607-8.
  • Thurman SA, Schnitt SJ, Connolly JL, Gelman R, Silver B, Harris JR, Recht A.Outcome after breast-conserving therapy for patients with stage I or II mucinous, medullary, or tubular breast carcinoma.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2004 May 1;59(1):152-9.
  • Morrow M, Strom EA, Bassett LW, Dershaw DD, Fowble B, Giuliano A, Harris JR, O'Malley F, Schnitt SJ, Singletary SE, Winchester DP, , , ,.Standard for breast conservation therapy in the management of invasive breast carcinoma.CA Cancer J Clin. 2002 Sep-Oct;52(5):277-300.
  • Okunieff P, Hammond E, Grignon D, Langer C, Pajak TF, Ang K, Bruner DW, Travis E, Greven K, Guha A, Moulder J, Pollack A, Scarantino C, Sneige N, Watson J, Amin M, Bondy M, Chakravarti A, Chapman JD, Dicker A, Harris J, Koch W, Komaki R, Lange C, McBride W, Mitchell J, Milas L, Movsas B, Pandya K, Pienta K, Regine W, Ritter M, Rubin P, Safran H, Sauter E, Schell M, Stevens C, Trotti A, Vikram B.Radiation Therapy Oncology Group. Research Plan 2002-2006. Translational Research Program.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2001;51(3 Suppl 2):75-87.
  • Janov AJ, Tulecke M, O'Neill A, Lester S, Mauch PM, Harris J, Schnitt SJ, Shapiro CL.Clinical and pathologic features of breast cancers in women treated for Hodgkin's disease: a case-control study.Breast J. 2001 Jan-Feb;7(1):46-52.
  • Galper SR, Lee SJ, Tao ML, Troyan S, Kaelin CM, Harris JR, Weeks JC.Patient preferences for axillary dissection in the management of early-stage breast cancer.J Natl Cancer Inst. 2000 Oct 18;92(20):1681-7.
  • Galper S, Recht A, Silver B, Bernardo MV, Gelman R, Wong J, Schnitt SJ, Connolly JL, Harris JR.Is radiation alone adequate treatment to the axilla for patients with limited axillary surgery? Implications for treatment after a positive sentinel node biopsy.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Aug 1;48(1):125-32.
  • Lu HM, Cash E, Chen MH, Chin L, Manning WJ, Harris J, Bornstein B.Reduction of cardiac volume in left-breast treatment fields by respiratory maneuvers: a CT study.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Jul 1;47(4):895-904.
  • Park CC, Mitsumori M, Nixon A, Recht A, Connolly J, Gelman R, Silver B, Hetelekidis S, Abner A, Harris JR, Schnitt SJ.Outcome at 8 years after breast-conserving surgery and radiation therapy for invasive breast cancer: influence of margin status and systemic therapy on local recurrence.J Clin Oncol. 2000 Apr;18(8):1668-75.
  • Hetelekidis S, Schnitt SJ, Silver B, Manola J, Bornstein BA, Nixon AJ, Recht A, Gelman R, Harris JR, Connolly JL.The significance of extracapsular extension of axillary lymph node metastases in early-stage breast cancer.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2000 Jan 1;46(1):31-4.
  • Hayman JA, Hillner BE, Harris JR, Pierce LJ, Weeks JC.Cost-effectiveness of adding an electron-beam boost to tangential radiation therapy in patients with negative margins after conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer.J Clin Oncol. 2000 Jan;18(2):287-95.
  • Shafman TD, Levitz S, Nixon AJ, Gibans LA, Nichols KE, Bell DW, Ishioka C, Isselbacher KJ, Gelman R, Garber J, Harris JR, Haber DA.Prevalence of germline truncating mutations in ATM in women with a second breast cancer after radiation therapy for a contralateral tumor.Genes Chromosomes Cancer. 2000 Feb;27(2):124-9.
  • Dubey A, Recht A, Come SE, Gelman RS, Silver B, Harris JR, Shulman LN.Concurrent CMF and radiation therapy for early stage breast cancer: results of a pilot study.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999 Nov 1;45(4):877-84.
  • Hetelekidis S, Collins L, Silver B, Manola J, Gelman R, Cooper A, Lester S, Lyons JA, Harris JR, Schnitt SJ.Predictors of local recurrence following excision alone for ductal carcinoma in situ.Cancer. 1999 Jan 15;85(2):427-31.
  • Gelman R, Harris JR.Editorial comment on "the link between local recurrence and distant metastasis in human breast cancer" by Serge Koscielny and Maurice Tubiana.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1999 Jan 1;43(1):7-9.
  • Abner AL, Collins L, Peiro G, Recht A, Come S, Shulman LN, Silver B, Nixon A, Harris JR, Schnitt SJ, Connolly JL.Correlation of tumor size and axillary lymph node involvement with prognosis in patients with T1 breast carcinoma.Cancer. 1998 Dec 15;83(12):2502-8.
  • Hayman JA, Hillner BE, Harris JR, Weeks JC.Cost-effectiveness of routine radiation therapy following conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer.J Clin Oncol. 1998 Mar;16(3):1022-9.
  • Gage I, Schnitt SJ, Recht A, Abner A, Come S, Shulman LN, Monson JM, Silver B, Harris JR, Connolly JL.Skin recurrences after breast-conserving therapy for early-stage breast cancer.J Clin Oncol. 1998 Feb;16(2):480-6.
  • Chen MH, Chuang ML, Bornstein BA, Gelman R, Harris JR, Manning WJ.Impact of respiratory maneuvers on cardiac volume within left-breast radiation portals.Circulation. 1997 Nov 18;96(10):3269-72.
  • Monson JM, Chin L, Nixon A, Gage I, Silver B, Recht A, Harris JR.Is machine energy (4-8 MV) associated with outcome for stage I-II breast cancer patients?.Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 1997 Mar 15;37(5):1095-100.
  • Nixon AJ, Schnitt SJ, Gelman R, Gage I, Bornstein B, Hetelekidis S, Recht A, Silver B, Harris JR, Connolly JL.Relationship of tumor grade to other pathologic features and to treatment outcome of patients with early stage breast carcinoma treated with breast-conserving therapy.Cancer. 1996 Oct 1;78(7):1426-31.
  • Recht A, Come SE, Henderson IC, Gelman RS, Silver B, Hayes DF, Shulman LN, Harris JR.The sequencing of chemotherapy and radiation therapy after conservative surgery for early-stage breast cancer.N Engl J Med. 1996 May 23;334(21):1356-61.
  • Siziopikou KP, Prioleau JE, Harris JR, Schnitt SJ.bcl-2 expression in the spectrum of preinvasive breast lesions.Cancer. 1996 Feb 1;77(3):499-506.