Air Date: January 29, 2015
It took “The Nanny” star, Fran Drescher, two years and 11 doctors to be diagnosed with and treated for uterine cancer. Now, she lives to talk about it and empower other women to take an active role in their health. Fran is our guest this week on BetterWorldians Radio. She’ll talk about Cancer Schmancer, the foundation she started to promote the prevention and early detection of cancer, and her book by the same name.
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Actor, Producer, The Nanny
Founder, Cancer Schmancer
Fran Drescher received two Emmy and two Golden Globe nominations for her portrayal as the lovable "Miss Fine" on CBS’s hit series The Nanny, which she both created & executive produced. An accomplished author, Fran received the prestigious NCCS writer’s award for Cancer Schmancer, which along with Enter Whining, were both New York Times best sellers. A 14-year uterine cancer survivor, Fran turns lemons into lemonade and pain into purpose through her leadership as a cancer advocate. Her mission is to shift America’s focus toward proactive health care and healthy, toxin-free living. She believes that that the best cure for cancer is not getting it in the first place. As Founder, President & Visionary of the non-profit Cancer Schmancer Movement, she focuses on three prongs to fight the disease: Early Detection, Prevention, and Advocacy.