By Julie Aigner Clark Author Julie Aigner Clark has written an informative children’s book for moms with cancer called You are the Best Medicine. Ms. Clark, a two time cancer survivor and mother of two, draws from her own experience of being a mother with cancer. In fact, the book is written from the viewpoint […]
By Joy Huber Author Joy Huber writes with poignant wit, humor and wisdom in her new book Cancer with Joy. When Huber was diagnosed with Stage Four cancer at the age of thirty-three, she turned what should have been a tragic time into a learning experience on happiness. Now, in her book, she shares her […]
By Geralyn Lucas In her book, Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy, Geralyn Lucas writes of her experience with breast cancer. As you might imagine, the pages of this book reveal the struggles and the victories this young woman has faced. What might surprise you, however, is Lucas’ honest discussion of her fears and […]
By Dr. Shenin Sachedina One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. This is a compelling statistic that touches the lives of many women in the prime of their lives. Many of these women are busy raising families and are career women in their 30’s 40’s and 50’s. Breast cancer […]
A True Story by Joni Rodgers Publisher: Harper Collins 2001 “Do not walk, but run to your nearest library and borrow this book,” one reviewer passionately states. She continues, “Reading it while I was receiving chemo gave me more laughs than I had during the entire year of my treatment, no kidding!” Joni tells her […]
By Michael R. Caballero, LCSWR & Jolie R. Giardino, LMSW, CSAP Have you ever found yourself sitting in a hospital, alongside a loved one, feeling confused, lost and overwhelmed? Hospitals are inherently frightening places, especially today as they are doing more with less staff and providing shorter hospital stays. That’s the bad news but the […]
By Susan Nessim & Judith Ellis Cancervive: The Challenge of Life After Cancer is composed of personal accounts of cancer survivors and touches on all types of cancers. This book provides a compassionate yet practical look at dealing with life after cancer.
By Erma Bombeck I Want to Grow Up, I Want to Grow Hair, I Want to Go to Boise is a humorous look at cancer through the eyes of children. Readers will laugh at how children view their disease and cry over their touching stories.
By Andy Murcia and Bob Steward (St. Martin’s Press) Man to Man: When the Woman You Love Has Breast Cancer is written for the male partner of the woman with breast cancer. It addresses the emotional issues and encourages partners to, “Participate, participate, participate.”
By Pat Brack with Ben Brack (Melius Publishing) Moms Don’t Get Sick is a narrative told from a breast cancer patient’s point of view and that of her 10 year old son. This story covers more than a year in the life of the Brack home and is, “A story of anger, pain, hope and […]