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Woman Stories Star Publishes Book about Breast Cancer
Patty Gelman, who starred in the WomenStories video Hormone Treatment, is the author of Humor After the Tumor. Built from her emails to friends and family members, this book chronicles the author’s breast cancer journey, from diagnosis through treatment. After her diagnosis in early 2002, she began writing e-mails to family and friends as a way to share her progress, while venting her own fears and insights about the disease. The book is a culmination of that year-long process of recovery.

Patty’s story is filled with humor and forthright feelings of both discouragement and optimism. She is a strong believer in the healing power of sharing stories. She welcomes opportunities to speak to breast cancer groups as an advocate, offering encouragement and raising awareness of how humor can carry a woman through an experience that might otherwise be overwhelming.

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