My Breast: One Woman's Cancer Story

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Da Capo Press, Oct 20, 1992 - Medical - 179 pages
On April 13, 1992, New York magazine published Joyce Wadler's cover story, "My Breast". During the next forty-eight hours, more than a quarter of a million women paused to read this first of a two-part article. Some cried, many understood, most smiled, others phoned mothers or old friends, or held their loved ones more tightly than ever; most were frightened. Touched deeply by the author's humor and courage, an entire city responded with common concern for Joyce Wadler's health and with gratitude for her having confronted their worst fears. In this expanded full-length version of My Breast, Joyce Wadler brings unflinching honesty, page-turning suspense, real-life medical accuracy, and an inspiring sense of humor to her remarkable story. As William Styron did for depression, Joyce Wadler finds the human voice of breast cancer.

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MY BREAST: One Woman's Cancer Story

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A talented journalist's completely engrossing and unexpectedly humorous account of her victory over breast cancer. Wadler was about to take a leave of absence from her job as a senior writer at People ... Read full review

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In this expanded version of her New York magazine article, Wadler writes of her experiences with breast cancer with wit, style, and humor. As Dr. Susan Love ( Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book , Addison ... Read full review


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