Books tagged: cancer memoir

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TWICE: How I Became a Cancer-Slaying Super Man Before I Turned 21
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 81,960. Language: English. Published: April 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
At 16, when most juniors are worried about getting a car or getting a date, Benjamin Rubenstein got Cancer. Relying on the pop culture icon Superman as his role model, Rubenstein took on a harrowing struggle in order to beat cancer, twice. Like his offbeat and irreverent blog, I've Still Got Both My Nuts, Twice combines the author's unique blend of humor, honesty, and attitude.
Notes From the NICU: Overcoming Catastrophic Trial
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,090. Language: English. Published: January 13, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Religion and self-improvement
You get in a fender bender, you have a bad day at the office, you get in an argument with a friend or loved one. These are simple trials compared to the news that you have cancer, your child dies, you lose your job after 20 years or your spouse dies suddenly. If you have not experienced a catastrophic trial, you probably will sometime in your life, and this book can help.
Where'd I Put My Boobs? Life Goes On During Breast Cancer
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Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 73,660. Language: English. Published: February 1, 2012 and represented by Concierge Publishing Services. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Just days before Sarah Ball, who had the BRCA2 gene, was attempting to save her breasts by having her ovaries and fallopian tubes removed, she was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer. Talk about timing.
Tapestry Of Love: A Brother, A Sister, And An Odyssey Through Cancer
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 44,590. Language: English. Published: July 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Healing is a state of burdenlessness. Tapestry Of Love is a memoir of a journey through cancer by a brother and sister. Michael, dealt with cancer twice in his life and died young, at the age of 34. This is a first person narrative,in both of our voices, describing our experiences in coping with the illness, with life and death, with grief and healing.
Becoming Warrior Woman: My Journey Through Three Cancers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 47,290. Language: English. Published: January 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
A mastectomy for breast cancer shatters a social worker's complacency. Diagnoses for cervical and stomach cancer follow. Will she accept or fight her "certain" death as predicted by medical experts? A somber, frank and humorous account of the author's cancer journey while living in California, Russia and Texas, this memoir also gives critical advice to all the relevant players in the cancer drama.
Eight Billion Steps: My Impossible Quest For Cancer Comedy
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,900. Language: English. Published: April 28, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
"Eight Billion Steps: My Impossible Quest For Cancer Comedy" is about (as may seem obvious) finding humor in cancer. After Jeff was diagnosed with an extremely large and rare salivary gland tumor on the back of his tongue, throat and jaw, he and his wife began their fun-filled search for treatment.
Divine Secrets of the Ta-Ta Sisterhood: Pledging the Pink Sorority
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,700. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
Diagnosed with breast cancer at age 45,Joanna Chapman confides what it's really like to join the pink ribbon sorority. The author guides the reader through Cancerland, whispering advice as she tackles rugged emotional terrain and unexpected detours, revealing why you should accept those foil-covered casseroles and when to give out "Stupid Passes" for well-meaning but clueless comments.
A Test of Times
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Price: $15.00 USD. Words: 21,200. Language: English. Published: February 15, 2014 by Knowledge eBooks USA. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
A Test of Times, written by Antoinette Ratliff, is a personal and intimate story of despair, defeat, and demise; yet success and victory triumphs as Antoinette is taken from near-death to thriving! Learn how she was able to successfully overcome slander, a rocky marriage, death, and even cancer.
The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 30,460. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Based on the blog and personal journal Hollis Walker wrote during her journey through breast cancer, The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle is an honest, sometimes painful, and surprisingly funny story of what facing breast cancer is really like. The Booby Blog: A Cancer Chronicle offers inspiration and hope to those facing life-threatening illness and the people who care about them.