How Cancer Saved my Life by Michael McGarr
Approx. 54,000 words.
Published on August 4, 2009.
The book details one person's twenty year survival story of a life with multiple occurrences of Stage IV Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma. Mike McGarr details his journey from initial diagnosis, through two more recurrences and many late effects, into the unknowns of long-term survivorship with a candid story of the highs and lows of struggling not only with cancer, but also with alcohol.