My Breast (Paperback)

By Joyce Wadler

Pocket Books, 9780671017750, 176pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 1997

List Price: 14.95*
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After her breast cancer diagnosis in 1991, Joyce Wadler, a smart, savvy, forty-something New York writer, fought back with a grounded, roll-with-the-punches outlook. She took charge of her treatments, her options, her life -- and her disease. My Breast is her irreverently witty, fiercely personal story of facing cancer's obstacles and uncertainties with feisty courage.
Read it for the first time, or read it again. In a new epilogue, meet Joyce Wadler as she is today. My Breast isn't the end of her journey, but a beginning....

About the Author

Joyce Wadler, a former New York correspondent of The Washingon Post, has been a journalist for more than twenty years. She is presently at work on her book about her experience with ovarian cancer, Plucky Cancer Girl Strikes Back.

Praise For My Breast

Gloria Steinem
author of Revolution from Within

An irresistible and intimate story of defeating cancer with humor and self-respect.

Betty Rollin
author of First, You Cry

Funny, wise and true. I loved it.

The Washington Post

This hook stays in the mind....Through Joyce Wadler's ability to transform pain into laughter, her story will touch many other women's hearts is well.

Olivia Newton-John

Every woman, like myself, who has gone through this will relate to My Breast It made me laugh a lot which is great therapy for anyone!