Video of Donna’s Journey: 2009 – 2015

donna_closeIt’s been 6 years.

Click on this link to watch a video summarizing my journey.

In addition to empowering women diagnosed with DCIS, I recently created a nonprofit with the mission to empower women to #LiveWELL and #BeWISE. Please check out: Give Wellness.

Thank you for your love and support!

About Donna Pinto

I am originally from New Jersey and moved to Los Angeles with my family at age 12. After graduating from San Diego State University with a BA in Journalism, I had a short-stint in magazine advertising sales before landing my "dream job" with Club Med. For two years I worked at resorts in Mexico, The Bahamas, The Dominican Republic and Colorado. My husband Glenn & I met in Ixtapa, Mexico and we embarked on a two year honeymoon around the world. This was also a research project for a book we wrote called "When The Travel Bug Bites: Creative Ways to Earn, Save and Stay Abroad." I am also the author of a quote book for new graduates -- "Cheatnotes on Life: Lessons From The Classroom of Life." In 1997, we settled in San Diego and I was blessed to work part-time from home for non-profit organizations while raising our two boys. In 2010, a DCIS diagnosis changed my life. DCIS 411 is the culmination of my on-going journey and discoveries.
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7 Responses to Video of Donna’s Journey: 2009 – 2015

  1. Stephanie says:

    Thank you Donna! You, your website, and the work you do help and inspire woman who are looking for alternatives when diagnosed with dcis. The tide is shifting and you have been a part of that shift. Congratulations! You need to be very proud of your accomplishments and good health. xo Stephanie.


  2. Greg Kelman says:

    Having known you for over 30 years, I can honestly say you have always “paid it forward”. What a journey you’ve been through… and still experiencing. Words cannot express how incredibly proud I am of you. To touch so many lives, in a positive way, is what we should all strive for in our lives. The people whom you have helped are truly blessed… That includes me.

    With love and friendship,

    Greg Kelman


  3. Marmar says:

    Congratulations for creating this blog, Donna. I feel so grateful to have this website as a resource and a support. It is a light in the darkness for so many women. Still wish I could find more support though for women with high grade DCIS. Sometimes I feel like I am alone in that situation and don’t know what to do.

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  4. I added it to my YouTube favorites so that I can watch it the day before my yearly mammograms.


  5. Sandy says:

    Donna I love and admire the journey your on. Educating and touching people’s lives. I’ve just had an interesting experience with breast cancer and would love to share it with you. What number can I reach you. I’d like to speak. Thanks.


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