When your Life Is Touched by Cancer

When your Life Is Touched by Cancer

Practical Advice and Insights for Patients, Professionals, and Those Who Care

Book - 2014
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"When Your Life Is Touched by Cancer gently and insightfully addresses the issues that accompany a cancer diagnosis, especially those we think about, but hesitate to bring up. Is it OK to refuse treatment? How old is too old to treat cancer? Is alternative medicine worth pursuing? It is important for those with cancer to figure out what makes sense for them and then to communicate those wishes to loved ones and physicians. The advice in this book is practical and accessible and Bob Riter is careful never to be pushy, because he knows that the best path through cancer is different for each individual. 1.6 million individuals are diagnosed with cancer each year, and there are 12 million people alive today who have been diagnosed with cancer and each of them has dealt with the disease in his or her own personal way. Bob won't tell you what the best path is, but he will teach you how to find it for yourself"--
Publisher: Alameda, CA : Hunter House Publishers, [2014]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780897936798
0897936795
Branch Call Number: RC262 .R58 2014
Characteristics: xii, 132 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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Copper_Dog
Apr 20, 2019

This book has been very helpful in how to look at cancer and how to help someone who has it. Someone close has brain cancer and I truly appreciated the discussions on cancer that can be cured, cancer that one lives with, and cancer that one prepares to die with.

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Copper_Dog
Apr 20, 2019

Copper_Dog thinks this title is suitable for 15 years and over

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