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    Jay R. Harris, MD

    Jay R. Harris, MD

    Top Doctor

    Institute Physician

    Professor of Radiation Oncology, Harvard Medical School


    Breast Oncology
    Radiation Oncology

    Office phone: 617-632-2291
    Appointment phone: 617-632-4739
    Fax: 617-632-4247
    Email: jharris@lroc.harvard.edu

    Preferred contact method: appointment phone
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    Radiation Oncology

    Research Department

    Radiation Oncology


    Breast cancer

    Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
    450 Brookline Avenue
    Boston, MA 02215


    Dr. Harris received his MD from Stanford University in 1970. He trained in radiation oncology at the Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, and joined the DFCI staff in 1977. From 1997 to 2015, Dr. Harris chaired the Department of Radiation Oncology at Dana-Farber, Brigham and Womens Hospital, and Childrens Hospital, which constitute the Longwood Radiation Oncology Center. Dr. Harris is the recipient of the 2007 ASTRO Gold Medal and the 2008 ASCO Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Research Award.


    Board Certification
    Radiation Oncology, 1976

    Harvard Joint Center for Radiation Therapy, Radiation Oncology, 1977

    St. Louis Jewish Hospital, Internal Medicine, 1971

    Medical School
    Stanford University School of Medicine, 1970

    Recent Awards

    • ASCO Gianni Bonadonna Breast Cancer Research Award, 2008
    • ASTRO Gold Medal, 2007
    • Brinker International Award, Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, 2001