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Recommended Reading

In this section, you can access information on recommended reading for women affected by breast cancer. The publications below address a variety of issues that may be important to you.

Dreamwalk: A Survivor’s Journey Through Breast Cancer

April 19, 2011

An account of one woman’s journey through breast cancer, from diagnosis through treatment.

From Fat to Fit

April 19, 2011

Author Carole Carson helped inspire over 1,000 ordinary people to lose nearly 4 tons in seven weeks, while rediscovering the joys of community.

Happiness in a Storm: Facing Illness and Embracing Life as a Healthy Survivor

April 19, 2011

A book for women, families and caregivers affected by breast cancer.

Hearing the Stream: A Survivor’s Journey into the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer

April 19, 2011

Author Diane Lane Chambers weaves together her own story with breast cancer with those of five others also diagnosed.

I Am Not My Breast Cancer

April 19, 2011

I Am Not My Breast Cancer gathers the warm, loving, frank, and informed voices of more than 800 women—from every state in the nation and from continents as far away as Australia and Africa—who reveal their fears, trade advice, share experiences, and express their deepest, most intimate concerns.

Just a Lump in the Road

April 19, 2011

This book was written by six young breast cancer survivors for any young woman diagnosed with breast cancer.

Letters to Sydney: Everyday I am Killing Cancer

April 20, 2011

After her diagnosis of breast cancer, the author wrote this book of hope for those wanting to stand up and fight cancer. She speaks of the motivation that gave her the will to fight, while appreciating life.

Lymphedema: Understanding and Managing Lymphedema After Cancer Treatment

April 20, 2011

Comprehensive guide to understanding and management that addresses: early detection, prevention, treatment options, how to cope with physical and emotional effects and insurance issues.

Myself: Together Again

April 20, 2011

The Myself: Together Again story of delayed breast reconstruction following double mastectomy surgery was inspired by a woman who agreed to have the process photographed so that other young women like her could get an idea of what to expect.

Nana, What’s Cancer?

April 20, 2011

This loving conversation between a grandmother and a granddaughter tackles the tough questions about cancer in a kid-friendly but honest way.

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