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The Purple Golf Cart: Stories of an Unconventional Grandma
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Price: $10.00 USD. Words: 78,690. Language: English. Published: April 27, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Gay and lesbian
The true story of a Florida woman who hid her lesbian identity for two decades. When she finally came out, she lost custody of her young children, thrusting her into activism. But it was her irreverent sense of humor that helped her to survive. It's a story of resilience and passion for social justice. Homelessness, depression, failed relationships gave way to forgiveness, success, and self love.
21st Century Adult Cancer Sourcebook: Intraocular (Eye) Melanoma - Clinical Data for Patients, Families, and Physicians
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 145,140. Language: English. Published: October 12, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Cancer
Starting with the basics, and advancing to detailed patient-oriented and physician-quality information, this comprehensive in-depth compilation gives empowered patients, families, caregivers, nurses, and physicians the knowledge they need to understand the diagnosis and treatment of eye melanoma.
Melanoma Mama: On Life, Death, and Tent Camping
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 68,380. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2012. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
A Stage IV cancer patient finds joy while entangled in a tango with death. In this witty and wise tale, the author fills the spaces between her medical dramas with her zest for life. During her solo, cross-country tent camping adventure she learns that when life and death no longer matter, true joy is possible. The author's honesty will impact you forever.
Interferon Side Effects: Patient Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 16,660. Language: English. Published: March 6, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Diseases / immune system
SteadyHealth and patient come together to show the reality of interferon treatment. They interviewed a group of patients who went through interferon treatment about their experiences, and they created a collection of the most useful links about interferons.
Innovation Breakdown: How the FDA and Wall Street Cripple Medical Advances
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 88,090. Language: English. Published: June 11, 2014 by Post Hill Press. Category: Nonfiction » Business & Economics » Corporate & business history
Winner of Maverick of The Year Award, and featured by WSJ, Fortune and Bloomberg TV for his courageous battle to defeat unlawful actions by the FDA, this biotech entrepreneur gives a first-hand riveting account of an against-all odds unbelievable fight that demonstrates what it takes to advance breakthrough products that truly benefit patients. He concludes with a fix for a terribly broken system.
Ainsley: Reflections on Her Final Journey
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Price: $2.50 USD. Words: 21,180. Language: English. Published: June 24, 2014. Category: Nonfiction » Relationships and Family » Parenting / parent & adult child
The story is about the death of a beautiful young woman named Ainsley from melanoma. Throughout the book, Ainsley words are an integral part of each chapter, creating a dialogue between her and the history of her final years on Earth. She writes about how it feels to have cancer, then about almost dying after a serious emergency operation and finally how it feels to know she is going to die.