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Mammograms, Mastectomies, and a Spiritual Makeover
In her nonfiction work, Mammograms, Mastectomies, and a Spiritual Makeover, Jill Nogales explores the struggles associated with breast cancer firsthand. As a breast cancer survivor herself, Nogales talks about the disease in a way that is easy to understand, refreshingly lighthearted, honest and in a manner that never loses faith through her fight.
Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors
From what kind of deodorant to wear during radiation treatment to best kind of exercises following a mastectomy to breaking the hard news to loved ones, Barbara Delinsky’s book, Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors, can help any woman in need with the lingering questions that haunt the topic of breast cancer. It has been referred to as “The Girlfriends’ Guide” to breast cancer. The current medical information and inspiring stories shared by fellow cancer survivors will leave all readers with a sense of bliss and contentment.
A Sarcastic Guide to Beating Breast Cancer
A source of inspiration can be found in Jennifer Manghisi’s A Sarcastic Guide to Beating Breast Cancer if you find yourself, or someone you love, diagnosed with breast cancer. In her work, Manghisi reflects on her own experience of being diagnosed with breast cancer at age 24. Through diagnosis, chemotherapy, depression and recovery, Manghisi recounts her experience in a way that a reader can appreciate as both honest and motivating.
For family members or loved ones dealing with a relative diagnosed with breast cancer, Andy Fitzpatrick’s Why Mom? is a must-read. This heartfelt journal is written from the perspective of a loving husband whose wife was diagnosed with breast cancer at age 39. The book focuses on the challenges of facing parenthood and feelings that come with the ailment of a spouse, or loved one.
B.O.O.B.S.: A Bunch of Outrageous Breast Cancer Survivors Tell Their Stories of Courage, Hope, & Healing
B.O.O.B.S.: A Bunch of Outrageous Breast Cancer Survivors Tell Their Stories of Courage, Hope, & Healing by editor Ann Kempner Fisher is a compilation of memoirs from survivors spanning 25 years in age. These strong and inspirational women who share the same diagnosis recount their very different tales of getting through the drama that inevitably follows breast cancer. Whether they are mothers, grandmothers, great-grandmothers, daughters, married, single or divorced, these beautiful women recall what it is like to deal with diagnosis, surgery and how their illness affects those they love the most.