Breast Cancer Prevention: What every women should know, Your Density Matters and Additional Breast Cancer Screening Options.
Join Leslie Ferris Yerger, Founder and CEO of My Breast Density Matters, and Dr. Conellia Ha, MD DABR. Director of Women’s Imaging at Mercy Medical Center and an experienced Medical Director of Breast service Radiology. Dr. Ha developed cutting edge breast density assessment. using Molecular Breast imaging, 3 D mammography, ultrasound, MRI and Interventional Breast Procedures.
Did you know that almost 1/2 of women have breast density, that breast density makes it harder to find cancer on mammograms, AND it is a significant risk factor for developing breast cancer? If you have dense breasts, mammography alone is not enough for you.
Join Leslie Ferris Yerger a Tedx speaker, author of Probably Benign, and founder and CEO of My Density Matters. Leslie was diagnosed with Stage IV breast cancer in November 2017 after an ‘all clear’ mammogram and ultrasound, experiencing firsthand the failings of our current breast cancer screening technologies. She is now determined to equip and empower women to get the breast cancer screening they need, so that her story does not become their story.
Leslie draws on the stamina and confidence she gained walking the 500 mile Camino de Santiago pilgrimage in Spain to fuel her passion and energy to expedite change in breast cancer screening, so that more women with breast cancer become survivors.