Breast Cancer Awareness Month Special Edition with Ali Rogin and Dr. Felice Gersh

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Every October, the nation observes National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women will develop invasive breast cancer in their lifetime and new breast cancer diagnoses are expected to number more than 200,000 for women and more than 2,000 for men for the coming year.

To help bring greater awareness of the disease, join Michael Zeldin in this special edition as he discusses breast cancer from diagnosis to cure with journalist Ali Rogin, author, Beat Breast Cancer Like A Boss, and Dr. Felice Gersh, integrative medicine physician and women’s health advocate and author, including her latest book — Menopause: 50 Things You Need to Know.

Guests

Ali RoginAli Rogin

Ali Rogin is a producer with the PBS NewsHour foreign affairs team, writing and reporting pieces for TV and the web. Her reports have also appeared on MSNBC, ABC, SiriusXM, and nationally-syndicated FM radio shows. Rogin is a ten-year veteran of D.C.’s political scene, covering the White House, Capitol Hill, and the State Department. She covered the 2012 presidential election, first as a campaign embed during the Republican primary, and then as part of the Obama re-election campaign press corps during the general election. During her senior year at New York University, she discovered she had the BRCA1 genetic mutation and decided to have prophylactic surgery before her graduation in 2009. A New Jersey native, Rogin lives with her husband in Washington, D.C.

 

Dr. Felice GershDr. Felice Gersh

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.

She taught obstetrics and gynecology at Keck USC School of Medicine for 12 years as an Assistant Clinical Professor, where she received the highly coveted 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.

Felice Gersh, M.D. is a prolific writer and lecturer who speaks globally on women’s health and regularly publishes in peer-reviewed medical journals. She has been featured in several films and documentary series, including The Real Skinny on Fat with Montel Williams and Fasting with Valter Longo, Ph.D. Dr. Gersh  is the bestselling author of PCOS SOS and the PCOS SOS Fertility Fast Track. Her newest book, Menopause: 50 Things You Need to Know, will be published at the end of October, 2021.

Host

Michael Zeldin

Michael Zeldin is a well-known and highly-regarded TV and radio analyst/commentator.

He has covered many high-profile matters, including the Clinton impeachment proceedings, the Gore v. Bush court challenges, Special Counsel Robert Muller’s investigation of interference in the 2016 presidential election, and the Trump impeachment proceedings.

In 2019, Michael was a Resident Fellow at the Institute of Politics at the Harvard Kennedy School, where he taught a study group on Independent Investigations of Presidents.

Previously, Michael was a federal prosecutor with the U.S. Department of Justice. He also served as Deputy Independent/ Independent Counsel, investigating allegations of tampering with presidential candidate Bill Clinton’s passport files, and as Deputy Chief Counsel to the U.S. House of Representatives, Foreign Affairs Committee, October Surprise Task Force, investigating the handling of the American hostage situation in Iran.

Michael is a prolific writer and has published Op-ed pieces for CNN.com, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Hill, The Washington Times, and The Washington Post.