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alice-hoffman's picture
Oct.09.2013
Survival Lessons provides a road map of how to reclaim your life from this day forward, with ways to reenvision everything—from relationships with friends and family to the way you see yourself. As Alice Hoffman says, “In many ways I wrote Survival Lessons to remind myself of the beauty of life...
wendy-s-harpham's picture
Jan.18.2012
The Hope Tree helps families talk about the difficulties children face when one of their parents has cancer or other illness. Dr. Wendy Harpham teamed up with renowned author Laura Numeroff to write this marvelous children's book. With...
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Jan.18.2012
Written by a doctor who has herself had cancer, this aims to help cancer patients and their families through the first few months after diagnosis. It considers what the new patient needs to know to deal with the medical, social and emotional issues that arise from a diagnosis of cancer, and...
wendy-s-harpham's picture
Jan.18.2012
As anyone who has been diagnosed with cancer knows, surviving cancer is more than just killing cancer cells and getting through treatment. Patients must deal with the emotional, social, spiritual, and financial fallout of a cancer diagnosis. By helping survivors understand that they can't go...
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Jan.18.2012
At some point in our lives, many of us will face the crisis of an unexpected illness. For parents, the fear, anxiety and confusion resulting from a cancer diagnosis can be particularly devastating. When A Parent Has Cancer is a book for families written from the heart of experience. A mother,...
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Nov.03.2011
What would you do if you learned the person you were divorcing is dying? For Anna Manning the answer involves more than just taking care of her husband.The marriages and intimate relationships her four adult children have with their spouses and significant others thread into her decision as her...
lori-hope's picture
Sep.23.2011
When we hear that someone close to us has cancer, we want nothing more than to help. But sometimes we don’t know what to say or do, and don’t feel comfortable asking. With sensitive insights, thoughtful anecdotes, and sometimes, gentle humor, Help Me Live provides a personal yet...
dori-hartley's picture
Aug.24.2011
New Yorker, Olivia Lang is diagnosed with breast cancer and must undergo major surgery and aggressive chemotherapy. Her post-operative scars are so abhorrent to her husband, that he shuns her emotionally and physically, eventually divorcing her. Lonely and dejected, she looks for companionship...
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Jul.29.2011
Cancer kills but it can't kill love.  When Terri Cotton was diagnosed with leukemia, cancer took over her life and her marriage. Practically newlyweds, she and husband Richard had to deal with the devastating news that Terri might have less than seven years to live. Their battle began. They could...
amy-d-shojai's picture
Sep.10.2010
UPDATED! 2nd EDITION Dogs and cats are considered part of the family--and just as deserving of the best medical care. Never before has the veterinary profession been able to offer such amazing medical options and such a high level of preventative care as it does in the new century. You'll find the...