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The Cancer Card Dealing With A Diagnosis

Author : Karen Van de Water
ISBN : 9781483454962
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Breast Cancer Husband

Author : Marc Silver
ISBN : 9781579548339
Genre : Medical
File Size : 75. 66 MB
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A guide for men whose wives contract breast cancer offers emotional support and advice every husband needs, including guidance from breast cancer doctors and the shared experiences of those who have gone through the same ordeal. Original. 30,000 first printing.

Living With Cancer

Author : Vicki A. Jackson
ISBN : 9781421422336
Genre : Health & Fitness
File Size : 20. 22 MB
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Patients at every stage will find Living with Cancer a comprehensive, thoughtful, and accessible guide for navigating the illness and its treatment.

50 Days Of Hope

Author : Lynn Eib
ISBN : 1414374577
Genre : Religion
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You’ve just heard a diagnosis that shakes your world: It's cancer. And what you long for most is the hope that everything will be okay. You are not alone. As a longtime cancer survivor, Lynn Eib knows firsthand how that feels. And as a patient advocate helping thousands facing cancer, she also knows what gives people hope. In 50 Days of Hope, Lynn shares amazing, true stories of those who have been in your shoes and discovered that when God and cancer meet, hope is never far away. Whether you’re a cancer patient or walking with a loved one on a cancer journey, you’ll find 50 Days of Hope packed with the daily dose of encouragement you need.

Coping With The Emotional Impact Of Cancer

Author : Neil Fiore
ISBN : 0980175836
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Here's a book filled with practical techniques for coping with the emotional impact of this life-threatening disease from an eminent psychologist and long-term cancer survivor. Fiore shows readers how to: manage the initial shock of receiving a cancer diagnosis; establish team relationships with doctors; communicate with family and friends; deal with feelings of helplessness; lessen stress and worry; combat depression; prepare for treatment; and live a rich full life despite the fear.

From This Moment On

Author : Arlene Cotter
ISBN : 9780307485168
Genre : Health & Fitness
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So, it's official. You've been diagnosed with cancer. And from this moment on your life will never be the same. No matter how much others may wish to help, you alone must initiate the journey. This is the first step. From This Moment On offers its hand to anyone dealing with cancer. Following a positive cancer diagnosis,you may feel overwhelmed and uncertain about the future. From This Moment On walks you through the stages of illness, treatment, and recovery. It shows you how to accept and move through your anxiety or pain; to gain a sense of control; to find people who can help; and, most important, to decide how you want to live the rest of your life. Open the book to any page and find something of value. Soak up its wisdom in an hour. Or return to it again and again for encouragement and solace. From This Moment On will prove a calm and forthright companion on one of life's most challenging journeys. Cancer is an ordeal, but it is also an opportunity. Exactly what kind of opportunity will be up to you. From the Hardcover edition.

Own Your Cancer

Author : Peter Edelstein
ISBN : 9781493008070
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Dr. Peter Edelstein has learned by listening to his patients and their families--whose lives have suddenly been up-ended by a diagnosis of cancer--that they need a partner to help them navigate their new, complex world. It is critical that cancer patients take charge of their health and "own their cancer" in order to remain in control of this confusing and frightening process. This extremely accessible book is that expert partner, offering a combination of crucial medical education clearly and comfortably explained along with personal guidance gleaned from real patient experiences. In an informed, compassionate, and respectful manner, "Dr. E" translates the challenging medical and psychological issues facing the cancer patient into lay terms, as well as outlining options for "owning" the path ahead. The result empowers patients and their loved ones to take control of their treatment regardless of cancer type or stage, to maintain their independence, and to oversee the processes which will determine their ultimate survival and quality of life.

Facing Cancer Together

Author : Pamela N. Brown
ISBN : 0806638338
Genre : Health & Fitness
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You hear that a friend has cancer. You want to help, but you're not entirely sure how. Pamela Brown, a cancer survivor, suggests the many ways you can help by your words and actions. In addition to a wealth of practical suggestions, Facing Cancer Together includes entries from the author's journals, as well as Bible readings and prayers to share for support and comfor

A Cancer Patient S Guide To Overcoming Depression And Anxiety

Author : Derek Hopko
ISBN : 9781608822492
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Modern medicine has developed solutions that allow cancer patients to live longer lives, but depression and anxiety often make these years painful and difficult. This book develops the techniques of behavior activation therapy into practical activities people recovering from cancer can use to recognize and overcome problems with depression and anxiety. Relieved from these two sources of emotional pain and limitation, readers of this book will be able to live life fully and apply their energy to the task of getting better. Successes build on one another, creating a model for ever more positive feelings in the future. The key to success, though, is to keep focusing on engaging in enjoyable behaviors without getting bogged down by pain, frustration, and worry. Keeping on track is easy with the step-by-step approach offered in the book.

Surviving Cancer Emotionally

Author : Roger Granet
ISBN : 047138741X
Genre : Medical
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Inspiration and Information to Help You Cope With the Emotional Effects of Cancer Cancer changes our lives-physically and emotionally. The more you understand about your psychological reactions to cancer, the more effectively you can cope. In this powerful book, Dr. Roger Granet, a psychiatrist who specializes in the emotional side effects of cancer and its treatment, draws on two decades of experience as he explains what you can expect emotionally at each phase. Here's advice on: * Dealing with the diagnosis * Finding the coping style that's right for you * Handling the many demands of treatment * Knowing when to ask for help-and how to find it * Surviving and coming to terms with a different you * Handling the fear of recurrence Written with compassion and clarity, Surviving Cancer Emotionally reveals how we can cope with a devastating illness and turn it into a positive catalyst for embracing life. "Dr. Granet provides ways to help people heal emotionally as they cope with an illness that carries great fears with it. Patients and families will find this book a helpful companion as they undertake the cancer journey with all its twists and turns."-Jimmie Holland, M.D., Chairman, Department of Psychiatry, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center "Dr. Granet is a caring physician with a heart and soul, and an unusual gift for telling a story. This book should be read by anybody who has cancer, or who has a loved one with cancer."-Robert Michels, M.D., University Professor of Medicine and Psychiatry, Cornell University, and former Dean and Provost, Cornell University Medical College

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