Mammograms - Safe or Dangerous in Menopause?

- Dr. Felice Gersh

I am really thrilled to have for the second time Dr. Felice Gersh to tell us about her new research into mammograms. We talk about the risks, the benefits, the alternatives and what a woman going through the menopause transition needs to know to make the best decision on how to monitor her breast health, and keep her risks for breast cancer as close to zero as possible.

Felice Gersh, M.D. is a multi-award winning physician with dual board certifications in OB-GYN and Integrative Medicine. She is the founder and director of the Integrative Medical Group of Irvine, which provides comprehensive health care for women by combining the best evidence-based therapies from conventional, naturopathic, and holistic medicine.

For 12 years, she taught obstetrics and gynecology as an Assistant Clinical Professor at Keck USC School of Medicine, where she was honored with the Outstanding Volunteer Clinical Faculty Award. She now serves as an Affiliate Faculty Member at the Fellowship in Integrative Medicine through the University of Arizona School of Medicine, where she lectures and regularly grades the case presentations written by the Fellowship students for their final exams. Additionally, she is a sought after medical forensic expert and has worked on numerous high profile legal cases. Dr. Felice loves writing and lecturing She has been around the world presenting on women’s health issues and she regularly publishes in peer-reviewed medical journals.

You may have already heard Dr. Felice on the podcasting circuit or in popular media like Cosmopolitan, Shape and Health magazines talking about her specialty – PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome), menopause and other issues related to women’s health.

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