Breast Cancer Fighter Stories - Fred DelGrosso and Denise DelGrosso Gilliland

Published 10/01 2009 09:37AM

Updated 10/01 2009 02:13PM

Fred DelGrosso, Sr is a breast cancer survivor.  Because his two sisters also had the disease, doctors tested Fred to see if he was a carrier of the breast cancer gene, and he was.

Fred has 6 children, his 3 daughters decided to go through the testing as well.  Only 1 tested positive, his daughter Denise.

A few weeks ago, doctors found a small mass from Denise's MRI.  At the age of 43, Denise found out she has breast cancer.

Fred and Denise share their story with Amy Mearkle in a special report "Like Father Like Daughter", on WTAJ News at 6 on October 1st.

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