Women's Health

Fran Drescher talked about her career and her fight against cancer. The award-winning actress, a survivor of uterine cancer, is the… read more

Fran Drescher talked about her career and her fight against cancer. The award-winning actress, a survivor of uterine cancer, is the president and founder of The Cancer Schmancer Movement. She was instrumental in winning passage of the first Gynecological Cancer Education and Awareness Act and as the U.S. State Department Special Envoy for Women’s Health she works to ensure that all women worldwide with cancer are diagnosed at stage one, when it is most curable. She responded to questions submitted by members of the audience.

Fran Drescher is the author of Cancer Schmancer (Warner Books; May 1, 2002) and Enter Whining (Harpercollins; February 1996). This talk was titled The Best Gifts Come in the Ugliest Packages: My Journey from Cancer to U.S. Diplomat. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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National Press Club
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National Press Club Speech
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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 18, 2009
Last Aired:
Aug 13, 2009

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  • Apr 18, 2009 | 9:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 19, 2009 | 12:12am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 20, 2009 | 2:32pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Aug 13, 2009 | 12:07pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
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