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.
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.
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