Deaf Breast Cancer Patient Becomes Mentor to Other Deaf Women

stoltzA recent article in the Frederick News-Post detailed Lorraine Stoltz, a deaf woman who has survived breast cancer. Lorraine has become a mentor to other deaf patients at Frederick Memorial Hospital (FMH) Center for Breast Care in Frederick, Maryland. The article also details how communication is essential between a deaf patient and their doctor. Said Nan Principe-Crockett, FMH Regional Health System’s interpreting services manager, “Interpreters in a health-care setting is quite essential.”

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