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Mourning Has Broken: Reflections on surviving cancer
By Jan Hasak
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 88,050. Language: English. Published: October 31, 2010. Category: Nonfiction
How does a Christian woman maintain a bright outlook as she struggles through the psychological nightmare of breast cancer? A wife and mother, Jan is faced with a cancer crisis while raising three young boys, working full time, and teaching Sunday school. This intensely personal story chronicles how the Lord sustained her and her family through two bouts with cancer.
Making the Breast of It
By Lea Yekutiel
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 31,760. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
“I wanted this book to tell breast cancer survivor readers that they are not alone in their battle and that the fear of intimacy after breast cancer is real”, says Lea Yekutiel, author of Making the Breast of It: Overcoming Fear of Intimacy After Mastectomy. “And I wanted to make it clear that the fear can be conquered by recognizing that the physical body is only one aspect of life.
21st Century Adult Cancer Sourcebook: Male Breast Cancer - Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians
By Progressive Management
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 231,300. Language: English. Published: September 26, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
Authoritative information and practical advice from the nation's cancer experts about male breast cancer includes official medical data on signs, symptoms, treatment options, surgery, radiation, drugs, chemotherapy, staging, biology, prognosis, and survival, with a complete glossary of technical medical terms and current references.
The Cancer Dancer - Healing: One Step at a Time
By Patricia San Pedro
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 42,240. Language: English. Published: October 17, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
When Emmy Award winner, author, and photographer Patricia San Pedro was diagnosed with breast cancer, she made a decision. "I am going to use my healing journey to help others going through this or any other difficult challenge in their life and I’m going to dance through it."
Mammograms, Mastectomies, and Mom's Apple Pie: My Recipe for Handling Breast Cancer and Returning to a Healthy Life
By Vickie Jenkins
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction
An engaging and educational how-to book for breast cancer survival through first-hand stories, humorous observations, and hands-on health care tips and tools. Author Vickie Jenkins blends her talent as a writer and journalist, improv comedy performer, and cancer survivor to serve up her personal recipe for surviving a health crisis. Filled with inspiration and helpful info that's easy to digest.
Another Chance at Life: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Journey
By Leonore H. Dvorkin
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,850. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
This is the story of my 1998 breast cancer and mastectomy (with no reconstruction). The book deals primarily with the surprising emotional benefits I gained. The five appendices offer a wealth of practical information on risk factors for breast cancer, ways to help prevent it, and much more. "Beautiful, moving, informative, uplifting." "A terrific read – well-written, frank, and honest."
"Dear Girlfriend"-A Hand Held Walk Through Breast Cancer
By Suzan Rivers
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Category: Nonfiction
Suzan Rivers, a Breast Cancer survivor, will take you by the hand from the day you are diagnosed and explain every test, every surgery, chemotherapy and radiation. She will be your new best girlfriend as she walks you through your fears and tears with love and laughter along the way to wellness of mind, body and spirit.
You Can Get Through This! How to Stay Positive When You're Coping with Breast Cancer
By Domini Stuart
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Category: Nonfiction
If you have breast cancer, you’ve probably heard that ‘staying positive is the most important thing’. I found this idea very depressing until, over time, I learned that staying positive doesn’t mean pretending you’re not sad or scared but being kind to yourself, accepting your feelings and finding ways to feel better. The strategies in this book helped me to cope. I hope they will help you too.
Divine Secrets of the Ta-Ta Sisterhood: Pledging the Pink Sorority
By Joanna Chapman
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 94,700. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
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.
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
By Shirley Alarie
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction
Delve into the breast cancer journey and beyond in Losing the Girls, a unique memoir differentiated by the author’s cutting-edge nipple-sparing mastectomy (NSM)―a little-known breast cancer surgery technique that leaves the breast completely whole. Shirley Alarie shares her story to boost awareness of this specialized procedure so women facing mastectomies will know all of their options.