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Testosterone makes us stronger, happier, and smarter. It also makes us meaner, more violent and more selfish. A scientific look into the vast and unexpected influence testosterone has on our behavior, our society, and our bodies. The brain of every man--and every woman--is shaped by this tiny molecule from before ...
The Virility Paradox: The Vast Influence of Testosterone on Our Bodies, Minds, and the World We Live in
Testosterone makes us stronger, happier, and smarter. It also makes us meaner, more violent and more selfish. A scientific look into the vast and unexpected influence testosterone has on our behavior, our society, and our bodies. The brain of every man--and every woman--is shaped by this tiny molecule from before birth: it propels our drive for exploration and risk, for competition and creation, and even our survival. The effects of testosterone permeate the traditions, philosophy, and literature of every known culture--without it, the world would be a drastically different place.Testosterone also has a role in humanity's darker side, contributing to violence, hubris, poverty, crime, and selfishness. Recent revelations of the science of testosterone show that high levels will deplete compassion and generosity, and even reduce the affection we show our children. In The Virility Paradox, internationally renowned oncologist and prostate cancer researcher Charles Ryan explores this complex chemical system responsible for a diverse spectrum of human behaviors and health in both men and women. Ryan taps his vast experience treating prostate cancer with testosterone-lowering therapy, observing that this often leads to profound changes in the patients' perspectives on their lives and relationships. Often, for the better.Ryan uses the journeys of these patients and others to illustrate the vast and sometimes unexpected influence testosterone has on human lives. Through the stories of real men and women, he also explores the connections between testosterone and conditions like dementia, autism, and cancer, as well as the biological underpinnings of sexual assault and the effects it has on on everything from crime to investing to everyday choices we make.Integrating the molecular and the medical, sociology and storytelling, The Virility Paradox;offers a fascinating look at how one hormone has shaped history, and the connections between our biology, our behavior, and our best selves.
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30.70 USD

The Virility Paradox: The Vast Influence of Testosterone on Our Bodies, Minds, and the World We Live in

by Charles Ryan
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In Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine, medical anthropologist S.D. Gottlieb explores how the vaccine Gardasil--developed against the most common sexually-transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV)--was marketed primarily as a cervical cancer vaccine. Gardasil quickly became implicated in two pre-existing debates--about adolescent sexuality and pediatric vaccinations more generally.
Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine: Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer
In Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine, medical anthropologist S.D. Gottlieb explores how the vaccine Gardasil--developed against the most common sexually-transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV)--was marketed primarily as a cervical cancer vaccine. Gardasil quickly became implicated in two pre-existing debates--about adolescent sexuality and pediatric vaccinations more generally.
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104.950000 USD

Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine: Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer

by Samantha D. Gottlieb
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In Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine, medical anthropologist S.D. Gottlieb explores how the vaccine Gardasil--developed against the most common sexually-transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV)--was marketed primarily as a cervical cancer vaccine. Gardasil quickly became implicated in two pre-existing debates--about adolescent sexuality and pediatric vaccinations more generally.
Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine: Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer
In Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine, medical anthropologist S.D. Gottlieb explores how the vaccine Gardasil--developed against the most common sexually-transmitted infection, human papillomavirus (HPV)--was marketed primarily as a cervical cancer vaccine. Gardasil quickly became implicated in two pre-existing debates--about adolescent sexuality and pediatric vaccinations more generally.
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36.700000 USD

Not Quite a Cancer Vaccine: Selling HPV and Cervical Cancer

by Samantha D. Gottlieb
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THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 'Finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option...Unmissable' New York Times At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as ...
When Breath Becomes Air
THE NEW YORK TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME BOOK PRIZE 2017 'Finishing this book and then forgetting about it is simply not an option...Unmissable' New York Times At the age of thirty-six, on the verge of completing a decade's training as a neurosurgeon, Paul Kalanithi was diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer. One day he was a doctor treating the dying, the next he was a patient struggling to live. When Breath Becomes Air chronicles Kalanithi's transformation from a medical student asking what makes a virtuous and meaningful life into a neurosurgeon working in the core of human identity - the brain - and finally into a patient and a new father. What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when when life is catastrophically interrupted? What does it mean to have a child as your own life fades away? Paul Kalanithi died while working on this profoundly moving book, yet his words live on as a guide to us all. When Breath Becomes Air is a life-affirming reflection on facing our mortality and on the relationship between doctor and patient, from a gifted writer who became both.
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15.22 USD

When Breath Becomes Air

by Paul Kalanithi
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58 Testicular Cancer Meal Recipes: Prevent and Treat Testicular Cancer Naturally Using Specific Vitamin Rich Foods
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20.990000 USD

58 Testicular Cancer Meal Recipes: Prevent and Treat Testicular Cancer Naturally Using Specific Vitamin Rich Foods

by Joe Correa Csn
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42 All Natural Meal Recipes for Ovarian Cancer: Give Your Body the Tools It Needs to Protect and Heal Itself Against Cancer
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20.990000 USD

42 All Natural Meal Recipes for Ovarian Cancer: Give Your Body the Tools It Needs to Protect and Heal Itself Against Cancer

by Joe Correa Csn
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61 Organic Meal Recipes to Help Prevent Cancer: Naturally Strengthen and Boost Your Immune System to Fight Cancer
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20.990000 USD

61 Organic Meal Recipes to Help Prevent Cancer: Naturally Strengthen and Boost Your Immune System to Fight Cancer

by Joe Correa Csn
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47 Colon Cancer Juice Recipes: Quickly and Naturally Feed Your Body the Nutrients It Needs to Boost Your Immune System and Fight Cancer Cells
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20.990000 USD

47 Colon Cancer Juice Recipes: Quickly and Naturally Feed Your Body the Nutrients It Needs to Boost Your Immune System and Fight Cancer Cells

by Joe Correa Csn
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41 Healing Skin Cancer Meal Recipes: The Most Complete Skin Cancer Fighting Foods to Help You Heal Fast
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20.990000 USD

41 Healing Skin Cancer Meal Recipes: The Most Complete Skin Cancer Fighting Foods to Help You Heal Fast

by Joe Correa Csn
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Dancing with Cancer: Cancer Self-Empowerment Through Art, Meditation and a Joyous Mindset
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25.58 USD

Dancing with Cancer: Cancer Self-Empowerment Through Art, Meditation and a Joyous Mindset

by Judith Erel
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Ganador del premio Best Book Awards 2016 al mejor libro en los generos Salud: Salud de la Mujer y Salud: Cancer - Un recurso sobre cancer de seno de los expertos de la Sociedad Americana Contra el Cancer para quienes recientemente han recibido un diagnostico con esta enfermedad. Presentado en ...
Cancer de Seno Claro y Sencillo: Las respuestas a todas sus preguntas
Ganador del premio Best Book Awards 2016 al mejor libro en los generos Salud: Salud de la Mujer y Salud: Cancer - Un recurso sobre cancer de seno de los expertos de la Sociedad Americana Contra el Cancer para quienes recientemente han recibido un diagnostico con esta enfermedad. Presentado en un formato sencillo de entender con base en preguntas y respuestas, este libro brinda una guia para pacientes sobre las decisiones que necesitaran tomar, desde el diagnostico hasta el tratamiento. Este libro pretende ayudar a que las mujeres con cancer de seno y las personas a cargo de su cuidado sepan que es lo que pueden esperar, que hacer y como sobrellevar lo que podria ser una experiencia abrumadora que cambia la vida.Esta nueva edicion incluye consejos practicos sobre como seleccionar al medico adecuado, comprender las opciones de tratamiento, sobrellevar los efectos secundarios del tratamiento y encontrar grupos de apoyo, entre otros. Tambien incluye una lista de recursos especificos para pacientes, al igual que un glosario de terminos relacionados con el cancer de seno.
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15.700000 USD

Cancer de Seno Claro y Sencillo: Las respuestas a todas sus preguntas

by American Cancer Society
Paperback
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It's the pesticide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it's in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto's Roundup by consumers, and as glyphosate by scientists, the world's most popular weed killer is used everywhere from ...
Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science
It's the pesticide on our dinner plates, a chemical so pervasive it's in the air we breathe, our water, our soil, and even found increasingly in our own bodies. Known as Monsanto's Roundup by consumers, and as glyphosate by scientists, the world's most popular weed killer is used everywhere from backyard gardens to golf courses to millions of acres of farmland. For decades it's been touted as safe enough to drink, but a growing body of evidence indicates just the opposite, with research tying the chemical to cancers and a host of other health threats. In Whitewash, veteran journalist Carey Gillam uncovers one of the most controversial stories in the history of food and agriculture, exposing new evidence of corporate influence. Gillam introduces readers to farm families devastated by cancers which they believe are caused by the chemical, and to scientists whose reputations have been smeared for publishing research that contradicted business interests. Readers learn about the arm-twisting of regulators who signed off on the chemical, echoing company assurances of safety even as they permitted higher residues of the pesticide in food and skipped compliance tests. And, in startling detail, Gillam reveals secret industry communications that pull back the curtain on corporate efforts to manipulate public perception. Whitewash is more than an expose about the hazards of one chemical or even the influence of one company. It's a story of power, politics, and the deadly consequences of putting corporate interests ahead of public safety.
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31.500000 USD

Whitewash: The Story of a Weed Killer, Cancer, and the Corruption of Science

by Carey Gillam
Hardback
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Immunopatient: A Cancer Patient's Quest for Healing on Medicine's New Frontier
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26.250000 USD

Immunopatient: A Cancer Patient's Quest for Healing on Medicine's New Frontier

by Peter Rooney
Hardback
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This beautiful collection of handwritten letters offers strength, encouragement, and comfort to women living with breast cancer. Written by compassionate strangers--many of whom have gone through their own health battles--these heartfelt letters were gathered by Girls Love Mail, an organization that provides support to people diagnosed with breast cancer as ...
Dear Friend: Letters of Encouragement, Humor, and Love for Women with Breast Cancer
This beautiful collection of handwritten letters offers strength, encouragement, and comfort to women living with breast cancer. Written by compassionate strangers--many of whom have gone through their own health battles--these heartfelt letters were gathered by Girls Love Mail, an organization that provides support to people diagnosed with breast cancer as seen on NBC Nightly News. Presented in an elegant package with metallic endpapers, and a ribbon marker, and brimming with warm messages of empathy, inspiration, and humor, Dear Friend delivers words of wisdom when they're needed the most.
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22.17 USD

Dear Friend: Letters of Encouragement, Humor, and Love for Women with Breast Cancer

by Gina Mulligan
Hardback
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Living Out Loud: Sports, Cancer, and the Things Worth Fighting for
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17.840000 USD

Living Out Loud: Sports, Cancer, and the Things Worth Fighting for

by Craig Sager
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'I can't bear not to be with these three most important people in my life. I can't bear not to be there alongside Mark as my children grow up. My bright, funny, affectionate boys who are never embarrassed to say, love you mummy , and say it ten times day.' ...
Dear Cancer, Love Victoria: A Mum's Diary of Hope
'I can't bear not to be with these three most important people in my life. I can't bear not to be there alongside Mark as my children grow up. My bright, funny, affectionate boys who are never embarrassed to say, love you mummy , and say it ten times day.' Renowned as a much-loved and highly respected BBC journalist, Victoria Derbyshire has spent 20 years finding the human story behind the headlines. In 2015 she found herself at the heart of the news, with a devastating breast cancer diagnosis. With honesty and openness, she decided to live out her treatment and recovery in the spotlight in a series of video diaries that encouraged thousands to seek diagnosis and help. Victoria has kept a diary since she was nine years old and in DEAR CANCER, LOVE VICTORIA she shares her day to day experiences of life following her diagnosis and coming to terms with a future that wasn't planned. From the moment she woke up to find her right breast had collapsed, to telling her partner and children, through to mastectomy and chemotherapy. From wearing a wig to work and hiding it from her colleagues, to the relief and joy of finishing treatment before immediately flying to Glasgow to present a debate on the European Referendum. By sharing her story, she became the person that mums, daughters, sisters, husbands, boyfriends and family members contacted to thank as they tried to find ways to cope with their own and their loved ones' prognosis, and needed to know that they were not alone. Victoria's story is an affecting and at times heart-breaking one but it is so often laugh-out-loud too. Moving, wonderfully heartwarming and ultimately uplifting, this is a powerful account of a brave struggle told with honesty, courage and emotion that gives strength to anyone touched by cancer.
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32.40 USD

Dear Cancer, Love Victoria: A Mum's Diary of Hope

by Victoria Derbyshire
Hardback
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An updated edition for 2011 including all the latest medical research and up-to-date studies. An approachable, empowering guide to staying healthy and fighting disease. Would it surprise you to hear that one in four people are affected by cancer? If you knew that simple lifestyle changes could significantly reduce your ...
Anticancer: A New Way of Life
An updated edition for 2011 including all the latest medical research and up-to-date studies. An approachable, empowering guide to staying healthy and fighting disease. Would it surprise you to hear that one in four people are affected by cancer? If you knew that simple lifestyle changes could significantly reduce your chances of developing the disease, would you take advantage of your natural defences? 'I had cancer. I was diagnosed for the first time 15 years ago. I received conventional treatment and the cancer went into remission, but I relapsed after that. Then I decided to learn everything I could to help my body defend itself against the illness. I've lived cancer free now for seven years. In this book, I'd like to tell you the stories - scientific and personal - behind what I learned.' Author David-Servan Schreiber is an academic physician with a wealth of experience in the field of integrative medicine. He will show you how, through simple alterations in diet, lifestyle and attitude, you can tackle cancer alongside conventional treatments, or even avoid it altogether. This is not a biology textbook, but a practical, insightful and individual guide that will allow you to make the best choices for your own health and well-being.
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25.72 USD

Anticancer: A New Way of Life

by David Servan-Schreiber
Paperback
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Keto for Cancer: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy as a Targeted Nutritional Strategy
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38.39 USD

Keto for Cancer: Ketogenic Metabolic Therapy as a Targeted Nutritional Strategy

by Miriam Kalamian
Paperback
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The End of Breast Cancer: A Virus and the Hope for a Vaccine
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26.240000 USD

The End of Breast Cancer: A Virus and the Hope for a Vaccine

by Kathleen Ruddy
Hardback
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Cancer Survivors: More Than 65 Cancer Survivor Stories of Hope and Inspiration
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15.700000 USD

Cancer Survivors: More Than 65 Cancer Survivor Stories of Hope and Inspiration

by Heidi Leist
Paperback / softback
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Prayers for Difficult Times: Cancer (Pink)
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6.290000 USD

Prayers for Difficult Times: Cancer (Pink)

by Ellyn Sanna
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Breast cancer is reaching epidemic levels, especially among Black women. This survival guide provides tools that women-Black women in particular-can use to identify and combat this all-too-common threat. * Speaks from the perspective of a Black woman who has had breast cancer and is also an academic who researched breast ...
The Black Woman's Breast Cancer Survival Guide: Understanding and Healing in the Face of a Nationwide Crisis
Breast cancer is reaching epidemic levels, especially among Black women. This survival guide provides tools that women-Black women in particular-can use to identify and combat this all-too-common threat. * Speaks from the perspective of a Black woman who has had breast cancer and is also an academic who researched breast cancer * Provides current information and practical advice for beating breast cancer * Explains tests and treatment options * Includes information on research studies and outcomes for Black women with breast cancer * Explores why Black women are more likely than women of any other race or ethnicity to develop aggressive and fast-growing breast tumors during their childbearing years
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38.850000 USD

The Black Woman's Breast Cancer Survival Guide: Understanding and Healing in the Face of a Nationwide Crisis

by Cheryl D Holloway
Hardback
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One word strikes more fear into a person's mind than any other: cancer. The physical, mental, emotional, and financial toll that comes with a cancer diagnosis is immense and affects not only cancer patients but also families and entire communities. The vast majority of individuals who lose the battle against ...
Overcoming Cancer: The 5 Most Powerful Tools for Fighting Cancer
One word strikes more fear into a person's mind than any other: cancer. The physical, mental, emotional, and financial toll that comes with a cancer diagnosis is immense and affects not only cancer patients but also families and entire communities. The vast majority of individuals who lose the battle against cancer are treated with the standard orthodox therapy. These people may never have questioned their oncologists, believing that they were in the best possible hands with their physicians' advanced education, their knowledge of the latest treatments, and all the tools of modern research at their disposals. In Overcoming Cancer, Gary Null explores the alternative treatments that most mainstream doctors will never discuss with their patients. Did you know that eating melons balances your body's pH, which can help slow the growth of cancer? You were aware that fiber is an important part of a healthy diet, but did you know that it lowers the risk of breast, colorectal, uterine, and prostate cancers? Find health and vitality with Dr. Null's seven most powerful tools for fighting cancer: Engaging in regular physical activityAvoiding harmful food products and toxinsAdopting a highly nutritious, plant-based dietEating alkaline foodsTaking antioxidant supplementsUsing herbal formulas and remediesPracticing whole-body therapies
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18.890000 USD

Overcoming Cancer: The 5 Most Powerful Tools for Fighting Cancer

by Gary Null
Paperback
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Time for a Heart-To-Heart: Reflections on Life in the Face of Death
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27.29 USD

Time for a Heart-To-Heart: Reflections on Life in the Face of Death

by Bob Mitchell
Hardback
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When her new-born daughter Charlotte was diagnosed with a rare and deadly leukaemia, Pia de Jong and her husband made a momentous decision: they rejected chemotherapy and instead choose to wait for what will come . As the following year unfolded, they entered a disorienting world of doctors, medical procedures, ...
Saving Charlotte: A Mother and the Power of Intuition
When her new-born daughter Charlotte was diagnosed with a rare and deadly leukaemia, Pia de Jong and her husband made a momentous decision: they rejected chemotherapy and instead choose to wait for what will come . As the following year unfolded, they entered a disorienting world of doctors, medical procedures, and a cast of neighbours and protectors in Amsterdam. de Jong's house became her inner sanctum, where she gave Charlotte the unfiltered love and strength she needed. Their decision, now known as watchful waiting , has become the standard medical protocol for Charlotte's type of leukaemia. This deeply felt memoir reveals the galvanizing impact one child can have on a family, a neighbourhood and a worldwide medical community. Vivid and immersive, Saving Charlotte is also a portrait of a woman's brave voyage of love, hope and, in its inspiring climax, self-discovery.
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22.17 USD

Saving Charlotte: A Mother and the Power of Intuition

by Pia De Jong
Hardback
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A cancer diagnosis can be terrifying, and the first thing a patient wants to know is: How am I going to survive this? Written by a radiation oncologist and cancer researcher, Taking Charge of Cancer offers an insider's guide to help readers understand cancer treatment options, choose the very best ...
Taking Charge of Cancer: What You Need to Know to Get the Best Treatment
A cancer diagnosis can be terrifying, and the first thing a patient wants to know is: How am I going to survive this? Written by a radiation oncologist and cancer researcher, Taking Charge of Cancer offers an insider's guide to help readers understand cancer treatment options, choose the very best medical team, and be their own advocate. With this compassionate yet pragmatic guide, cancer patients will be better prepared to navigate the reality of their difficult diagnosis with knowledge and hope. A critical resource for anyone with a cancer diagnosis. Written by a radiation oncologist and cancer researcher, Taking Charge of Cancer offers an insider's guide to understanding and receiving the best treatment options, choosing the right medical team, and approaching this difficult time with knowledge and hope. Receiving a cancer diagnosis can be terrifying, and the first thing you probably want to know is: How am I going to survive this? Cancer care requires decisions from numerous professionals, delivering treatments that are potentially life-saving, but also potentially dangerous and life-threatening. The chances of cure and survival for any given patient depend on the expertise of the cancer team, and whether procedures are in place to ensure that cancer care is delivered properly. So, how can you make sure you choose the right treatment team and ensure the best chances of survival and long-term health after being diagnosed with cancer? Taking Charge of Cancer is a different type of book for cancer patients-one that goes beyond the cancer information that is currently available, allowing you to truly take control of your cancer treatment. You'll learn how to obtain and understand medical records, and why these records are critical to your care. You'll also find the tools you'll need to determine if the recommendations made by doctors are in keeping with accepted treatment guidelines. You'll discover how doctors use evidence to decide which treatments are best, as well as how doctors can become biased in their recommendations. And, most importantly, you'll be able to evaluate whether surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy make the most sense in your specific case-and whether or not these serious treatments are being delivered effectively and safely according to the highest standards. Now that you've received a cancer diagnosis, it's time to set a plan in motion for your recovery. This book will help you do just that-every step of the way.
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17.800000 USD

Taking Charge of Cancer: What You Need to Know to Get the Best Treatment

by Dr. David Palma
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Die Young with Me
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16.800000 USD

Die Young with Me

by Rob Rufus
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In IN MY HANDS, surgical oncologist Dr. Steven Curley shares the empowering lessons he's learned over 25 years from his cancer patients' unique stories of struggle, perseverance, and triumph. As Chief of Surgical Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Steven Curley has worked with cancer patients for over two ...
In My Hands: Compelling Stories from a Surgeon and His Patients Fighting Cancer
In IN MY HANDS, surgical oncologist Dr. Steven Curley shares the empowering lessons he's learned over 25 years from his cancer patients' unique stories of struggle, perseverance, and triumph. As Chief of Surgical Oncology at Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Steven Curley has worked with cancer patients for over two decades. While his life's work has been to help his patients live longer lives, he found that they helped him in ways he never could have expected. IN MY HANDS is a rare, often emotional look at some of Dr. Curley's real patients and real situations in modern cancer care. These stories of resilience, hope, and determination changed and inspired Dr. Curley, and he uses these same stories to encourage patients dealing with the fear and uncertainty coupled with a diagnosis of cancer. Every story in the book has a theme inspired by his patients: Hope, Courage, Strength, Determination, Wonder, Cooperation, Creativity, Diligence, Service, Perseverance, Wisdom, Grace, Consideration, Gratitude, Discernment, Reverence, Resourcefulness, Faith, Beauty, Acceptance, and Empathy. Some are positive messages, reminding us of the importance of maintaining balance between family, work, and leisure activities. Others are examples of the remarkable resilience of the human spirit when facing the reality of and the surgical risks that accompany a cancer diagnosis. Realistically, despite remarkable advances in multidisciplinary cancer care, some remind us cancer is still a potentially lethal and destructive disease affecting patients and the family and friends supporting them. While many people are told that there is no hope in their situation, Dr. Curley's patients taught him to always provide hope, to push the envelope and give people a chance, and that hope is a critical component of treatment and care. IN MY HANDS is medical narrative at its finest, and provides insight into medicine and patient care along with fascinating details about one of our most feared diseases.
28.350000 USD

In My Hands: Compelling Stories from a Surgeon and His Patients Fighting Cancer

by Steven A. Curley
Hardback
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Illness, in the larger sense of mortality, Don Hardy writes, is an inescapable shared trait among all living creatures, and we humans know about it, whether or not we want to talk about it. Because I'd Hate to Just Disappear is a portrait of a husband and wife, Don and ...
Because I'd Hate to Just Disappear: My Cancer, My Self, Our Story
Illness, in the larger sense of mortality, Don Hardy writes, is an inescapable shared trait among all living creatures, and we humans know about it, whether or not we want to talk about it. Because I'd Hate to Just Disappear is a portrait of a husband and wife, Don and Heather Hardy, thrown into the physical and emotional machinery of Don being diagnosed with leukemia and going through chemotherapy and treatment over a period of close to two years. In this thoughtful and exquisite account, Don and Heather narrate Don's struggle in real-time. Disarmingly honest, they recount each intimate stage of a couple living through cancer together, the mental and physical struggles, the humor and visceral emotion to reveal how two very different personalities shape-and are shaped by-the experience of cancer and its treatment. Through these moments emerge a constant flow of human kindness and discovery that lifts them each day.
18.850000 USD

Because I'd Hate to Just Disappear: My Cancer, My Self, Our Story

by Don Hardy
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Fully updated to include a new introduction by Lynda Thomas, CEO of Macmillan Cancer Support. 'I can't bear not to be with these three most important people in my life. I can't bear not to be there alongside Mark as my children grow up. My bright, funny, affectionate boys who ...
Dear Cancer, Love Victoria: A Mum's Diary of Hope
Fully updated to include a new introduction by Lynda Thomas, CEO of Macmillan Cancer Support. 'I can't bear not to be with these three most important people in my life. I can't bear not to be there alongside Mark as my children grow up. My bright, funny, affectionate boys who are never embarrassed to say, love you mummy , and say it ten times day.' Renowned as a much-loved and highly respected BBC journalist, Victoria Derbyshire has spent 20 years finding the human story behind the headlines. In 2015 she found herself at the heart of the news, with a devastating breast cancer diagnosis. With honesty and openness, she decided to live out her treatment and recovery in the spotlight in a series of video diaries that encouraged thousands to seek diagnosis and help. Victoria has kept a diary since she was nine years old and in DEAR CANCER, LOVE VICTORIA she shares her day to day experiences of life following her diagnosis and coming to terms with a future that wasn't planned. From the moment she woke up to find her right breast had collapsed, to telling her partner and children, through to mastectomy and chemotherapy. From wearing a wig to work and hiding it from her colleagues, to the relief and joy of finishing treatment before immediately flying to Glasgow to present a debate on the European Referendum. By sharing her story, she became the person that mums, daughters, sisters, husbands, boyfriends and family members contacted to thank as they tried to find ways to cope with their own and their loved ones' prognosis, and needed to know that they were not alone. Victoria's story is an affecting and at times heart-breaking one but it is so often laugh-out-loud too. Moving, wonderfully heartwarming and ultimately uplifting, this is a powerful account of a brave struggle told with honesty, courage and emotion that gives strength to anyone touched by cancer.
17.05 USD

Dear Cancer, Love Victoria: A Mum's Diary of Hope

by Victoria Derbyshire
Paperback
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