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Heather Lounsbury, L.Ac. has invited 3 powerful, inspiring women on to her show this week. The topic- women's health, breast cancer, advocacy,and empowerment. Leah Gillis is a writer and journalist. Having worked at NBC Network News in New York City, she is currently writing for TV and several blogs. She is working on her first book, and is a supremo women's issues advocate. Having many of her friends friends dealing with health issues at young ages, she is working to bring awareness.http://leahgillis.com Alice Crisci - Alice was 31 when diagnosed with breast cancer in February, 2008 (just one day after her good friend Lisa Hochberg was also diagnosed). Alice went through a fertility preservation process prior to her double mastectomy and chemo. Alice founded My Vision within months of her diagnosis, an organization dedicated to addressing the unique fertility issues of women diagnosed with breast cancer in their reproductive years. http://www.myvision.org/share_and_connect/founders_journey.php Lisa Hochberg - Lisa was 41 when diagnosed with breast cancer in February, 2008 (just one day before her good friend Alice Crisci was diagnosed). Lisa was single at the time and chose to go through a fertility preservation process following her double mastectomy but prior to chemo and radiation. Lisa used a sperm donor and now has 7 frozen embryos. Lisa is the Vice President of My Vision. For a short video on Lisa's fertility story, http://www.myvision.org/share_and_connect/video_stories.php Call with questions and make sure to tell your friends and loved ones who are dealing with breast cancer or other health issues.

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