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Climbing the Mountain: The Companion for Your Cancer Journey is a user’s guide to the cancer experience. In it, the authors present a narrative of a cancer patient who used preparation (research), practice (exercise and activity), and a variety of social supports to live well within the parameters that cancer imposes. Climbing the Mountain considers how the scope and texture of preparation, practice, and social support changes along cancer’s trail. Accordingly, they consider how to cope with the stresses and strains of diagnosis, first treatment, short-term remission, second treatment, long-term remission, and palliative care.
Husband’s Guide to Breast Cancer: A Complete & Concise Plan for Every Stage provides help at a glance for those who need solutions in a hurry, but is also complete enough to deepen a man’s understanding of breast cancer and inspire his role as caregiver. The book includes first-person accounts from men who have walked the walk, and quick tips in each chapter, this book speaks to the practical side of a man s care, and reveals how he can use his strengths to help the woman he loves.
Prostate Cancer: A New Approach to Treatment and Healing gives readers new access to leading-edge medical information about prostate cancer, by making it simple and easy-to-understand. This colorful, hands-on, user-friendly book provides the kind of information you would hope to receive after seeing several prostate cancer specialists who practice different kinds of medicine. Essentially, this is a picture book for adults, written in everyday English, with lots of state-of-the-art information to support all the images, flow charts, tables, and diagrams. Each chapter has a patient story, doctor story, and interactive Toolbox section.
You Can Be Beautiful Beyond Breast Cancer is Leslie Spencer’ personal story. She is a professor of health and exercise science who trained for and competed in her first women’s figure competition during treatment for breast cancer. In You Can Be Beautiful Beyond Breast Cancer, Leslie offers humor and honesty as she encourages fellow cancer survivors to set and reach their personal goals. Following sound and practical guidelines, she provides fitness and nutrition strategies to enable cancer survivors to reach new levels of wellness during and after treatment. While accessible to lay audiences, it is grounded in evidence-based practice and will benefit health professionals who work with cancer survivors.
“Courage is being afraid and doing it anyway.” This book will inspire and encourage you.