Joyce Wadler

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Wadler in 2009
Joyce Judith Wadler

(1948-01-02) January 2, 1948 (age 71)
OccupationJournalist, reporter
Employer The New York Times

Joyce Judith Wadler (born January 2, 1948) is a journalist and reporter for The New York Times , as well as a writer and humorist.

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Prior to working at the New York Times, she was a reporter and feature writer for the New York Post , New York correspondent for The Washington Post and a contributing editor for New York Magazine and Rolling Stone . She authored Liaison: The True Story of the M. Butterfly Affair ( ISBN   0-553-09213-8) after interviewing Bernard Boursicot, who granted her wide access to information and insight into his affair with Shi Pei Pu. [ citation needed ]

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Wadler has been treated for both breast and ovarian cancer. In 1991, Wadler was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a malignant tumor "the size of a robin's egg" removed from her left breast. [1] The eventual diagnosis was "ductal carcinoma with medullary features". [2] [ not in citation given ] Due to somewhat early detection and aggressive treatment, Wadler called it "[m]y maybe-not- the-best-but-still-pretty-terrific-whatever-the-hell-it-is cancer". [3]

Breast cancer cancer that originates in the mammary gland

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Her memoir about breast cancer, My Breast: One Woman's Cancer Story ( ISBN   0671017756; ISBN   978-0-671-01775-0) was originally a two-part cover story for New York Magazine and later expanded into an award-winning[ citation needed ] book and made into a television movie starring Meredith Baxter, which won the American Women in Radio and Television Excellence in Programming Award in 1995. [ citation needed ] In 1995, she was diagnosed with "advanced ovarian cancer" and treated. She has been in remission since 2000. [ citation needed ]

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  1. Wadler, Joyce (April 1992). "My Breast". New York Magazine.
  2. Is DNA Destiny? Utne Reader . March 1, 1998
  3. My Breast by Joyce Wadler on