Stage 0 Breast Cancer (DCIS) Patient Stories

  • Darlene Collins

    Darlene Collins

    Darlene Collins worries about African American women and breast cancer. As a breast cancer survivor herself, she knows from talking with friends that many women don’t have a firm handle on what all their options are.

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  • Deena Dell

    Deena Dell

    Stage 0 Breast Cancer/Ductal Carcinoma in Situ (DCIS)

    At Fox Chase, Deena Dell, MSN, RN-BC, AOCN(R), is called on a regular basis to meet breast cancer patients and answer their questions. Patients and staff members alike look to Deena for guidance because she knows first-hand what it's like to have stage 0 breast cancer.

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  • Diana Robinson

    Diana Robinson

    In the 25 years that Diana Robinson has been with her partner Jan, they've shared everything - a love of gardening, social and family time, as well as boating at their New Jersey beach home. Cancer was not supposed to be on that list.

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  • Ruth Sklar

    Ruth Sklar

    The decision to have a bilateral mastectomy is never an easy one. But for Ruth Sklar, a French teacher, the prospect of surgery made perfect sense, a preferred option over not knowing when the next questionable test result would send her into an emotional tailspin.

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