As a cancer survivor herself and caregiver to her father during his fight with lung cancer, Katie Brown provides a guide to caregivers and describes her new book, Co-Surviving Cancer: The Guide for Caregivers, Family Members and Friends of Adults Living with Cancer.
Annette McElhiney offers a liberating account of personal strength and identity following an ovarian cancer diagnosis.
Book ReviewsStress Management
By Adam Buffery
The main point in Susan Gubar's book Reading & Writing Cancer: How Words Heal is the healing nature of dealing with cancer through the written word, as Susan aptly quotes Virginia Woolf, who said, “in illness words seem to possess a mystic quality.”
Book ReviewsLung CancerPatient Stories
When Breath Becomes Air is a memoir by Dr. Paul Kalanithi that was published after his death; his wife finished the final chapter of the book.
By John Leifer
There are few journeys in life more difficult than the journey through cancer. Imagine going on a trip without knowing the destination or method of transportation, with no map to guide you, and with no planned arrival time.
In her book, Before and After Cancer Treatment: Heal Faster, Better, Stronger, Dr. Julie K. Silver reviews the best evidence for cancer survivors and cites medical experts, making science simple and easy to follow.
This book, Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End by Atul Gawande, MD, MPH, is a great starting point for patients and family members to initiate this difficult discussion.
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