Under Her Skin: Lisa Echols

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Lisa Echols is 46-years-old. She was diagnosed with breast cancer on December 9, 2013 after doctors spotted an abnormality in her annual mammogram.

Lisa lives and works in Memphis, Tennessee, where the mortality rate for black women with breast cancer is twice that of their white counterparts. She says she is a wife, mother and friend first—and a woman fighting cancer second.

Listen to Lisa's story below.