Like everyone, I’m saddened by the death of Suzanne Somers. She was pure joy and delight and an early warrior for women’s rights and women’s health. Her death has once again opened the discussion about the treatment choices she made when she was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000, and the wisdom of going public with her decisions. This week journalist Liz Szabo called me and asked my thoughts on it for an article she was writing for the Los Angeles Times.
As someone who’s had a lot of breast cancer surgeries and chemotherapy, Ms. Somers’ choices have always concerned me, not just for herself but for the millions of people she’s influenced.Continue Reading