Terlisa Sheppard talks about what it’s like to walk in the AnaOno Fashion Week show and what it means for people with metastatic disease.
Show Full Transcript
This podcast is made possible by the support of Eisai.
Hello, my name is Terlisa Sheppard. I'm 51 years old. I was diagnosed metastatic in November of 2001, 17 years ago, actually. Being in the show today means continued growth, being able to go along in my diagnosis, and to help educate others throughout this whole process.
I'm one of those who are considered an outlier. I've been surviving this — metastatic disease — for 17 years, breast cancer altogether 20 years. I was 8 and a half months pregnant when I was first diagnosed. And also, I mean continued growth, seeing my babies grow up throughout this whole process has just been so rewarding to me. So, I'm always trying to be there for others to help encourage and inspire them throughout this process.
Can we help guide you?
Create a profile for better recommendations
Breast self-exam, or regularly examining your breasts on your own, can be an important way to...
Triple-Negative Breast Cancer
Triple-negative breast cancer is cancer that tests negative for estrogen receptors, progesterone...
Ductal Carcinoma In Situ (DCIS)
Ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS) is non-invasive breast cancer. Ductal means that the cancer...