Breast Cancer: Twenty Women's Stories : Becoming More Alive Through the Experience

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NLN Press, Jan 1, 1995 - Health & Fitness - 147 pages
This extraordinary book reveals the experiences of twenty different wo men diagnosed with breast cancer. With extreme courage, insight, and c ompassion, the women uncover intimate perspectives of illness and reco very. In their own words, the women share how they have dealt with tre atment, coped with emotional and physical stress, faced the threat of recurring cancer, strengthened ties with family and friends, confronte d mortality, and developed new outlooks and philosophies. Breast Cance r is a remarkable book ideal for health professionals, educators, stud ents, patients, and their families, anyone interested in developing ne w insights into disease and living.

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Allan Graubard is a poet, writer, playwright, and critic whose work has appeared in numerous venues in the United States and abroad, now in eleven languages. His books include Fragments from Nomad Days, For Alejandra, Glimpses from a Fleeing Window, and Ascent of Sublime Love. His plays have premiered in New York, Washington, DC, Louisianna, and Europe. He lives in New York with his wife, Caroline McGee.

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