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Stand By Her: A Breast Cancer Guide For Loved Ones
Price: $7.95 USD. Words: 80,890. Language: English. Published: September 30, 2016 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer. One in three of us will have a wife, partner, mother, daughter, or sister with breast cancer. Stand By Her: A Breast Cancer Guide For Loved Ones is a step by step guide to help her through breast cancer, offering comprehensive strategies and support to caregivers of breast cancer patients before, during, and after her treatment.
Whatever Happened to Patient 2410
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,770. Language: English. Published: October 16, 2014 by Ideas into Books: Westview. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir
At age 15, Minda Lazarov became Patient 2410 at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital when diagnosed with Hodgkin's - a disease of the lymph nodes. The "C word" was never spoken that day in 1970. The fact that Minda survived into her 50's is remarkable in itself, but what makes her story so compelling is the intelligence of her writing, the humor of her humanity, and the resilience of her spirit.
A Different Kind of Beautiful
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 95,300. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Women's fiction » General
A big-breasted, big-haired former southern beauty queen is diagnosed with breast cancer just as she is reconnecting with her ex-husband.
Losing the Girls - My Journey Through Nipple-Sparing Mastectomy and Beyond
Series: Breast Cancer, Book 1 · Lemons to Lemonade. Price: Free! Words: 57,390. Language: English. Published: September 9, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
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.
Divine Secrets of the Ta-Ta Sisterhood: Pledging the Pink Sorority
Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 94,700. Language: English. Published: June 5, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Biography » Personal memoir, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
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.
You Can Get Through This! How to Stay Positive When You're Coping with Breast Cancer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,190. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2013 by MoshPit Publishing. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Medicine
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.
"Dear Girlfriend"-A Hand Held Walk Through Breast Cancer
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,460. Language: English. Published: December 15, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
(5.00 from 4 reviews)
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.
Another Chance at Life: A Breast Cancer Survivor's Journey
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 34,960. Language: English. Published: June 1, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
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."
Cancer Time Bomb: How the BRCA Gene Stole My Tits and Eggs
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 106,600. Language: English. Published: April 3, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health, Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Family health
After finding out she tested positive for the BRCA genetic mutation, Cancer Time Bomb is Joelle Burnette’s non-fiction narrative about her prophylactic journey to becoming a “previvor” and free from breast and ovarian cancers. This powerful story follows Joelle’s 3-year odyssey revealed in raw honesty as she justifies slicing away healthy parts of her body that have high odds of producing cancer.
Mammograms, Mastectomies, and Mom's Apple Pie: My Recipe for Handling Breast Cancer and Returning to a Healthy Life
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 14,950. Language: English. Published: November 23, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer, Nonfiction » Biography » Woman biographies
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.