Leslie Ferris Yerger is the Breast Cancer Survivor, empowering women to advocate for optimal screening. She is the AntiFool.
In this episode, we're going to talk about breast cancer.
Cancer cells tend to duplicate out of control and they've passed certain stages. They become incurable in that cancer cells start to spread across the body. And this is why we have screenings to detect these cancer cells beforehand so that we can eradicate them over time. For women, breast cancer is definitely worrying, and we have the mammogram as the standard procedure for detecting the respective cells.
What if it's not enough? What if that there are cancer cells that still exist within the body, despite the mammograms and receiving an all-clear? Taking a deep dive into this inaccuracy, who better to talk about breast cancer screening than Leslie Ferris Yerger.
Leslie is a TEDx speaker, author of Probably Benign and a women's advocate with a laser focused mission. Leslie was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in November, 2017. After an all clear mammogram and ultrasound, experiencing firsthand, the failings of current breast cancer screening technologies. She is now determined to advance the next generation in breast cancer screening. So that her story does not become your story.
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