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The Write Track

Type: 
Book
Description: 

WISH I had this when I started my radiation therapy! Weekly and Monthly Calendars to chart your: Treatment Schedule; Appointments; Symptoms of cancer; Side Effects of Treatment.

Includes room to track your medications; Lab tests; Med bills and health insurance. Large section for personal insights, becoming informed, making informed decisions, treatment preparation; getting the most of good days; support of family & friends; locating other support & finding inspirational books.

Received mine from on of the large Cancer Centers.
Your Doctor may have a Bristol-Myers Squibb Rep who will get one for his patients...worth the try.

Source: 
Presented by Bristol-Myers Squibb
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
yourself....it's a journal
Publish date: 
N/A
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Surviving Cancer

Type: 
Book
Description: 

One woman's story and her inspiring program for anyone facing a cancer diagnosis.

Our Regional Cancer Center Invited her to speak about her book and survival of lung cancer since 1988.

She is full of hope and freely shares her path and
cancer story. My copy is now dogeared, underlined and treasured--good to pick up before follow-ups or when something stirs us to call our ONC just to be safe/sure.

Source: 
Broadway Books
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Margie Levine
Publish date: 
2001
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Creative Visualization

Type: 
Book
Description: 

This clear, practical guide contains easy-to-use techniques to feel more relaxed and peaceful, increase your vitality & improve your health,etc.

Meditations, exercises & routines are a help to the beginner. Well done and helpful

Source: 
New World Library
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Shakti Gawain
Publish date: 
1978
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Chicken Soup for the Surviving Soul

Type: 
Book
Description: 

101 Healing Stories About Those Who Have Survived Cancer

Source: 
Health Communications Inc.
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Jack Canfield,Mark V. Hansen, Patty Aubery
Publish date: 
1996

Navigating Through A Strange Land - A book for brain tumor patients and Their families

Type: 
Book
Description: 

The personal stories of patients, families, and health care providers. Resources for treatment, recovery, and support.

Source: 
Indigo Press
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Tricia Ann Roloff
Publish date: 
1992

I Beat Cancer: 50 People Tell You How They Did It

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Contains 50 stories written by cancer survivors who used alternative methods to cure themselves. Also included is contact information so the reader may contact anyone in the book for more information or support.

Contact information: 
93035 Zack@awarenesspublishing.com
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It's Not About the Bike

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Awesome read for patients and their caregivers -- a true survival story

Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Lance Armstrong
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After Cancer. A Guide to Your New Life

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Written by a physician who is also a long term survivor, this book is a helpful and hopeful guide to the medical, practical, and emotional issues of recovery and long term survivorship. Among the many topics covered are taming fear of recurrence and dealing with post-treatment fatigue. This book helps you through the many challenges of recovery so that you can embrace a "new normal" after cancer.

Source: 
HarperCollins
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Wendy Schlessel Harpham, MD
Publish date: 
1995
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Diagnosis: Cancer. Your Guide to the First Months of Healthy Survivorship

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Written by a physician-survivor, this popular and highly respected book guides you through the medical, practical, and emotional issues of diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment in a hopeful way. New to this edition is Harpham's Decision Tool, a unique chart for decicding on your best course of treatment.

"Clear, simple but comprehensive and compassionate...Should be a bible for everyone facing cancer." Jane E. Brody, New York Times.

Source: 
W W Norton and Co
Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Wendy Schlessel Harpham, MD
Publish date: 
2003
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Time On Fire

Type: 
Book
Description: 

Actor Evan Handler's biography about his years spent fighting cancer. A MUST read for anyone undergoing chemotherapy. He brings humor to even the hardest tasks a cancer patient must face.

Source: 
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Author/Speaker/Performer: 
Evan Handler
Publish date: 
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