Cancer Survivor's Guide - The Essential
Handbook to Life After Cancer, by Michael Feuerstein,
and Patricia Findley, DrPH, MSW - offers a proven step-by-step
healthcare program for life after cancer. Developed
from extensive research, as well as Dr. Feuerstein’s
own battle with brain cancer. Published by Marlowe & Company.
Susan Love’s Breast Book, 4th Edition reflects
the most current—and increasingly optimistic—findings
on breast care. These include improved diagnostic
tests, new paths to prevention, highly targeted therapies,
partial breast radiation, and hormone approaches such
as aromatase inhibitors. This new and completely updated
edition continues to be the most essential, reliable,
and reassuring guide
for every woman worried about, or living with, breast
the Mirror by Lori Orvitz illustrates step-by-step
tips and techniques for dealing with appearance issues
during cancer treatment and beyond.
In The Human
Side of Cancer, Jimmie C. Holland, MD, of Memorial
Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, explores the broad range
of emotions people with cancer and their loved ones experience
from the moment of diagnosis through the treatment and
Too Young To Have Breast Cancer! explores
the emotional experiences of women ages forty and younger
facing diagnosis, treatment,
and life after the disease. I'm Too Young considers
breast cancer affects young women's lives: their career
goals, health insurance coverage, career changes, education,
and shifting work/life priorities. Through the gift
shared experiences, freelance writer Beth Leibson-Hawkins
offers comfort and companionship, and brings hope to
younger generation of breast cancer survivors.
on Me: Cancer Through a Carer's Eyes, by
Lorraine Kember, is a powerfully moving and inspirational
of a courageous man’s
battle with mesothelioma cancer and his wife’s
emotional journey as she supports him throughout his
ordeal. Interspersed with diary excerpts and poems
she wrote along the way, this very personal account
the depth of their love for each other, the sense of
helplessness she experienced at the time of his diagnosis,
and her growing strength as she comes to realize that
there is much she can do to improve the quality of
On Death and Dying by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross MD established the now-famous five stages of death: denial and isolation, anger, bargaining, depression, and acceptance. Through sample interviews and conversations, Dr. Kübler-Ross gives the reader a better understanding of how imminent death affects the patient, the professionals who serve that patient, and the patient's family, bringing hope to all who are involved. This book and other works are available on Amazon.com's Elisabeth Kübler-Ross page.
Total Cancer Wellness Guide, by Kim
Thiboldeaux and Mitch Golant PhD, uses evidence-based
research, first-person testimony,
and professional guidance
to lend support and offer hope for those who are
affected by cancer.
Voicing My Choices
A Planning Guide for Adolescents & Young Adults helps young people living with a serious illness to communicate their preferences to friends, family and caregivers. Aging with Dignity is a national non-profit organization with a mission to affirm and safeguard the human dignity of individuals as they age and to promote better care for those near the end of life. The life and work of Mother Teresa of Calcutta served as the inspirational foundation of Aging with Dignity.
a Parent Has Cancer: A Guide to Caring for Your Children is
a book for families written from the heart of
experience. A mother, physician, and cancer survivor,
Harpham offers dear, direct, and sympathetic advice
challenged with the task of raising normal, healthy
children while they struggle with a potentially
Every Breath: A Lung Cancer Guidebook
This book covers an extensive list of topics ranging
from diagnosis, staging, treatments, symptom management,
psychosocial issues, end of life issues, and many
others. It was written for people newly diagnosed
with lung cancer
and their loved ones, and is available free of
Tender Loving Care (published by ACS) is a magalog
(editorial and products) with information and items
such as hats, scarves, wigs, mastectomy products, etc.
for women whose cancer treatment has caused hair loss
and for breast cancer survivors. We are unique as a
not-for-profit resource for women with cancer, offering
hard-to-find products at fair prices.
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