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To ask other readers questions about Cancer Schmancerplease sign up. Together, schmanceer can demand thorough testing from health insurance companies and vote for politicians who make women’s healthcare a real priority.
Loved her view on things and appreciate all she went through to find her diagnosis. Her insights on her divorce are also startlingly frank — she admits to unhealthy codependency and immaturity. We’re also lobbying for legislation to increase diagnostic tools and cancer screening tests as part of basic health care. News Politics Entertainment Communities. Fran even made the lowest of low points so unexpectedly funny that I have to admire her. In the meantime, we women must take control of our bodies, and put ourselves on the winning side of this battle.
For me the book was disappointing. In my opinion, this is more a book for people who have dealt with similar struggles.
Fran Drescher is friendly and welcoming, it is a very easy style of writing, and one that instantly creates a feeling of open honesty and closeness. In cancer world, that’s “easy” I did enjoy the book overall. She found out that an appendectomy, for instance, is common in staging her kind of cancer, but no one told her they were going to do it until she woke up from surgery.
That came so out of the blue that I couldn’t help but laugh. She is famous for her nasal voice, laugh, and Queens accent. What an excellent read.
What struck me as odd is that she describes her years long journey bouncing back and forth between 9 doctors and suddenly gets diagnosed by doctor number 9 and has surgery a week later without getting a second opinion. The daughters of tomorrow will look back and thank us, the visionaries of today, for giving them a world in which no woman has to die of cancer due to late stage diagnosis.
I know I am already looking forward to my five year “cancer free”. While this book was very depressing understandably, of course it was interesting and a good reminder to stick to your opinion if you know something’s wrong.
My best guess is a funny way of saying No? Together we’ll make history while saving our very lives!
She talk Fran tells it like it is. Not everyone’s so lucky It takes willingness to be an aggressive advocate for yourself or to take such an advocate with you to appointments if you know schnancer w Enjoyably written memoir; but particularly valuable if it encourages people to keep seeking medical opinions until they are satisfied that their symptoms are really being addressed effectively. The writing style is very, very casual.
She cancrr found out that an estrogen patch was comm Our beloved Fran Drescher, of Nanny fame, says that, despite her inclination to be tough and stand on her own, in her uterine cancer journey she found that she could and needed to lean on her friends for support.
What’s crazier is schmzncer when a woman goes for her basic gynecologic exam, nothing north of the cervix is looked at beyond the archaic and ineffective manual pelvic exam still standard procedure even though it’s been around since my Aunt Ida was a girl! The real “Nanny” schmaner written Fran had her struggles. When I did watch it, I did so because Fran was such a cutie.
The book did help me on my particular journey, though I just had the DaVinci robotic assisted hysterectomy, unavailable when Fran had hers. The book reeked of being uninformed or underinformed, but she is a celebrity, so What happened with John? The book was written more like act1, act2, then side story not so much related to anything, act 3 and so on.
As a result, it’s darker, though not at the expense of losing any of Fran’s humorous colloquial banter throughout the book. When I say “Cancer Schmancer,” it’s not to pretend that cancer isn’t serious or deadly; believe me, I know firsthand that it is.
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But upon learning on the internet that Fran had married her high school sweet heart, been robbed and raped in the same night, told her pride and joy as well as her creation The Nanny was being cancelled, separated from her husband and discovered she had cancer I became rather impressed and fascinated.
Apr 08, Alexis rated it it was amazing. She remained dignified and unbelievable human the entire time. Aug 12, Joni Stonehill rated it it was amazing.
Cancer is most easily treated when it’s in stage one of its growth, but during this stage its symptoms are often mistaken for far more benign illnesses. She went to many different doctors to find out what was wrong with her but they all proclaimed her to be normal, just fine. Which is important to remember, but in the end is kind of old news which you knew already. She explains that while she was married she was in her 20’s and living like a middle aged couple and in her 40’s was living like a young carefree single in her early 20’s.
Sometimes her emotions are raw and irrational, but who could remain rational with that misdiagnosis?
Sometimes you need a little comic relief. So, long story short, this book made me dislike Fran. Feb 28, Saskia rated it it was amazing. Hardcoverpages. The most powerful example of this is the contrast between her confidence in having moved on completely from the burlglary and rape, and her recognizing how deeply traumatized she was by the rape later on.
That’s not because the technology doesn’t exist; the transvaginal ultrasound is much more thorough. I know several people who have had trouble getting proper medical diagnoses, in one case even when people on the street were telling them what it likely was and it was!
She talks about being a baby and selfish and lets it all hang out, which is one reason why I loved this book. Dec 27, Dimi Doukas rated it did not like it.