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Flashback to Fran Drescher: Someone at Cedars-Sinai Outted My Cancer Surgery

What’s the world coming to when a cancer patient can’t even get treatment in private?

That’s the question Fran Drescher grappled with while opening up to us back in November about her frightening battle with the disease.

CAPTION: "I'm not glad I had cancer. I don't wish it on anyone. But I am better for it," Fran (above) told us.

"I'm not glad I had cancer. I don't wish it on anyone. But I am better for it," Fran (above) told us.

Interviewed on The Stupid Cancer Show, The Nanny star—who was diagnosed with uterine cancer in June 2000— recalled how being a celebrity became a liability during her ordeal.

“After two years and eight doctors—when I finally was told I did have cancer—the next week I was in [Cedars-Sinai Hospital in L.A.] getting major surgery,” Fran told host Matthew Zachary.

“I hadn’t really wrapped my mind around what that was and what the ramifications were— for a woman to have a radical hysterectomy when she had not had children yet.

“But I was already outed by Continue reading