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Cancer Schmancer

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Fran Drescher, Cancer Schmancer

Cancer Schmancer

type:
Book
Current Status:
In Season
author:
Fran Drescher
publisher:
Warner Books
genre:
Nonfiction

We gave it a C-

After eight doctors and two years of misdiagnoses, Drescher, who played the brassy title character on ”The Nanny,” discovered she had uterine cancer — and found she really did have something to whine about. The actress infuses her writing with humor (on her umpteenth gynecological appointment, she dabs Chanel No. 5 beneath her navel for the doctor’s benefit) and honesty (though her musings on post-op lovin’ with her beau veer into TMI territory).