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Basic Cancer Information -- I've Just Been Diagnosed, What's Next?

Thiboldeaux, Kim and Golant, Mitch, PhD; The Total Cancer Wellness Guide, Bella Books, 2007.

Anderson, Greg, 50 Essential Things to Do When the Doctor Says It's Cancer, Plume Books, 1993.

Dollinger, M.D., Malin; Rosenbaum, M.D., Ernst H.; Cable, Greg, Everyone's Guide to Cancer Therapy, Andrews and McMeel, 1991.

Kornmehl, MD, Carol, The Best News About Radiation Therapy, Academic Radiation Oncology Press, 2003.

Landay, David S., Be Prepared: The Complete Financial, Legal and Practical Guide to Living With Cancer, HIV and Other Life-Challenging Conditions, Griffin Trade Paperback, 2000.

McKay, J. and Hirano, N., The Chemotherapy Survival Guide, New Harbinger Publications, 2001.

Murphy, M.D., Gerald P.; Morris, Louis B.; Lange, Dianne, Informed Decisions: The Complete Book of Cancer Diagnosis, Treatment, and Recovery, Viking Penguin, 1997.

Schlessel Harpham, M.D., Wendy, After Cancer: A Guide to Your New Life, W.W. Norton, 1994.

Teeley, Peter; Bashe, Philip, The Complete Cancer Survival Guide, Doubleday, 2000.

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Biographies and Inspirational Stories -- Am I the Only One?

Armstrong, Lance, It's Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life, G. P. Putnam's Sons, 2000.

Buckley, Colleen, Grandma Kathy Has Cancer, Dog Ear Publishing, 2007.

Carr, Kris, Crazy Sexy Cancer Tips, skirt!, 2007

Frahm, Anne & David, A Cancer Battle Plan: Six Strategies for Beating Cancer, from a Recovered 'Hopeless Case', Pinion Press, 1992.

Healey, Terry, At Face Value: My Struggle With A Disfiguring Cancer, Xlibris, 2001

Jordan, Hamilton, No Such Thing as a Bad Day, Longstreet Press, 2000.

Radner, Gilda, It's Always Something, HarperCollins, 1989.

Stevens, Barbara F., Not Just One in Eight: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Families, Health Communications, Inc., 2000.

Sweeney, Julia, God Said “Ha!”: A Memoir, Bantam, 1997.

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Caregivers -- How Can I Help?

Balch, Dave, Cancer For Two, A Few Good People, Inc., 2003.

Caposella, Cappy and Warnock, Sheila, Share the Care: How to Organize a Group to Care for Someone Who is Seriously Ill, Fireside: Second, Revised and Updated Version, 2004. New!

Carter, Rosalyn; Golant, M.A., Susan K., Helping Yourself Help Others: A Book for Caregivers, Times Books, 1996.

Jacobs, Barry J., PsyD, The Emotional Survival Guide for Caregivers: Looking After Yourself and Your Family While Helping an Aging Parent, The Guilford Press, 2006

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Children and Cancer -- When a Parent or Loved One Has Cancer

Brack, Pat, Moms Don't Get Sick, Melius Publishing Corporation, Aberdeen, SD, 1990.

Buckley, Colleen, Grandma Kathy Has Cancer, Dog Ear Publishing, LLC, Indianapolis, IN, 2007.

Joffe Numeroff, Laura, The Hope Tree: Kids Talk About Breast Cancer, Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, 2001. (Picture Book)

Nardo, Don, Breast Cancer, Lucent Books, San Diego, CA, 2001. (Ages 5-12)

Pennebaker, Ruth, Both Sides Now, Henry Holt & Co., New York, 2000. (Ages 10 & up)

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Managing Stress and the Mind/Body Connection -- Learning to Live Well With Cancer

Benson, M.D., Herbert, The Relaxation Response, Mass Market Paperback, 1990.

Boryshenko, Ph.D., Joan, Minding the Body, Mending the Mind, Bantam, Rei edition 1993. (Audio Tape)

Cousins, Norman, Anatomy of an Illness as Perceived by the Patient, Bantam Doubleday Dell, Paperback Rei edition, 1991.

Cousins, Norman, Head First: Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit, Penguin USA, 1990.

Geffen, Dr. Jeremy R., Frahm, Anne & David, The Journey Through Cancer: An Oncologist's Seven-Level Program for Healing and Transforming the Whole Person, Crown Pub, 2000.

Jost, Ph.D., Sandy, Your Body, Your Mind, and Their Link to Your Health, One Health Pub. LLC, 2004 New!

Kabat-Zinn, Ph.D., Jon, Full Catastrophe Living: Using the Wisdom of Your Body and Mind to face Stress, Pain, and Illness, Delacort Press, 1990.

Naparstek, Belleruth, Staying Well with Guided Imagery, Warner Books, 1994.

Ornish, Dean, The Healing Power of Love and Intimacy, Sounds True, 1998. (Audio Tape.)

Ornish, Dean, Love & Survival: 8 Pathways to Intimacy and Health, Harper Collins, 1999.

Sapolsky, Ph.D., Robert, Why Zebras Don't Get Ulcers: An Updated Guide to Stress, Stress-related Diseases, and Coping, W.H. Freeman & Co., 1998.

Seligman, Ph.D., Martin, What You Can Change and What You Can't, Random House, 1994.

Williams, M.D., Redford; Williams, Ph.D., Virginia, Anger Kills: Seventeen Strategies for Controlling the Hostility That Can Harm Your Health, Harper Perennial, 1994.

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Nutrition Information -- Nutritional Advice for People Living With Cancer

Frahm, Anne & David, A Cancer Battle Plan: Six Strategies for Beating Cancer, from a Recovered 'Hopeless Case', Pinion Press, 1992.

Katzin, Carolyn, The Cancer Nutrition Center Handbook.

Weihofen, R.D., M.S., Donna; Marino, M.D., M.P.H., Christina, The Cancer Survival Cookbook, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1998.

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Patient Active Concept -- Steps to Living the Patient Active Concept

Anderson, Greg, The Cancer Conqueror: An Incredible Journey to Wellness, Andrews & McMeel, 1990.

Anderson, Greg, 50 Essential Things to Do When the Doctor Says It's Cancer, Plume Books, 1993.

Benjamin, Ph.D., Harold H., The Wellness Community Guide to Fighting for Recovery from Cancer, Tarcher-Putnam, 1995.

Cousins, Norman, Head First: Biology of Hope and the Healing Power of the Human Spirit, Penguin USA, 1990.

Goleman, Ph.D., Daniel, Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ, Bantam Books, 1997.

Groopman, M.D., Jerome, The Anatomy of Hope: How People Prevail in the Face of Illness, Random House, 2004.

Holland, M.D., Jimmie C.; Lewis, Sheldon, The Human Side of Cancer: Living With Hope, Coping With Uncertainty, HarperCollins, 2000.

LeShan, Lawrence, Cancer as a Turning Point: A Handbook for People With Cancer, Their Families, and Health Professionals, Plume Books, 1994.

Naparstek, Belleruth, Staying Well with Guided Imagery, Warner Books, 1994.

Seligman, Ph.D., Martin, Learned Optimism: How to Change Your Mind and Your Life, Pocket Books, 1998.

Spiegel, M.D., David, Living Beyond Limits: New Hope and Help for Facing Life-Threatening Illness, A Fawcett Columbine Book: Ballentine Books, 1993.

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Specific Cancer Books -- What About My Cancer?

Korda, Michael, Man to Man: Surviving Prostate Cancer, Vintage Books, 1997.

Lange, M.D., Vladimir, Be a Survivor: Your Guide to Breast Cancer Treatment, Lange Productions, 4th Edition, 2007.

Love, M.D., Susan, Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book, Addison-Wesley, 1990.

Mayer, Musa, Holding Tight, Letting Go: Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer, O’Reilly & Associates, Inc., 1997.

Nash, Jennie, The Victoria’s Secret Catalog Never Stops Coming, and Other Lessons I Learned from Breast Cancer, Scribner, 2001.

St. John, M.D., Tina M., With Every Breath: A Lung Cancer Guidebook, copyright 2003.

Stevens, Barbara F., Not Just One in Eight: Stories of Breast Cancer Survivors and Their Families, Health Communications, Inc., 2000.

Weinsberg, Ed.D., D.D., Rabbi Edgar, Conquer Prostate Cancer: How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life, Health Success Media, LLC, 2008.

The Write Away Group, Can You Come Here Where I Am? The Poetry and Prose of Seven Breast Cancer Survivors, E. M. Press, Inc., 1998.

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