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Summary: Just as Magda is diagnosed with breast cancer, she meets Arturo, a devoted husband and father in the midst of unspeakable loss. Their chance encounter leads both down a path of strength, grace, love, and rebirth.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2016

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN MA

Summary: In the final season of this popular series, Emmy and Golden Globe winner Laura Linney reprises her role as Cathy Jamison, who comes to a realization about her battle with skin cancer. Deciding to quit chemotherapy, Cathy finds peace and resolution with her husband, son and even her estranged father. With four one-hour episodes, Cathy's journey is filled with laughter, tears and poignancy- a...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Summary: Diagnosed with ovarian cancer, iron-willed journalist Sheng Nan is pressured to make a quick fortune and find mind-blowing sex before the costly surgery numbs her senses. Taking on a businessman₂s biography writing job, she hikes into the misty mountains, where a chain of outbursts with her dysfunctional family, grumpy client, misogynistic co-worker and dreamlike romantic interest hilariously...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN SEN

Summary: Eight-year-old Tyler is armed with strong faith and courage as he faces a battle against cancer. His prayers take the form of letters he sends to his ultimate pen pal, God, on a daily basis. These letters find their way into the hands of Tyler's postman, Brady, who is at a crossroads in his life, and is searching for meaning. Brady is at first is confused over what to do, but his decision...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Vivendi Entertainment 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD L

Summary: Inspired by personal experiences, an original story about friendship, love, survival, and finding humor in unlikely places. Two best friends' lives change when one of them is diagnosed with cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Summit Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY FIF

Dyrholm, Trine

Summary: A Danish hairdresser recovering from recent cancer treatments discovers that her husband has been cheating with a young co-worker and travels alone to her daughter's wedding in Italy where she sparks a connection with the father of the groom.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Enter 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA LOV

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD LOV

Summary: Discovering that he is in the terminal stages of cancer, a clerk spends his last months in search of the meaning to life. After his pursuit of pleasure has failed, he finds self-realization in bringing about the building of a children's playground in the slums and dies quiety fulfilled.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Criterion Collection 2004

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN IKI

Hudson, Kate

Summary: After a single woman discovers she has cancer, she realizes that she is falling in love with her doctor.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Millennium Entertainment 2012

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE LIT

Summary: It all ends with a bang! In the final episodes, Emmy winners Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul bring the saga of Breaking Bad to a bloody conclusion in their roles as meth kingpin, Walter White and his guilt-ridden partner, Jesse Pinkman. As each tries to get clear of the wreckage they left behind in the meth world, DEA agent Hank Schrader's obsessive pursuit of "Heisenberg" gains steam, leading up...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRE RATED R

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BRE

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Based on the true story of C.S. Lewis, a world-renowned writer and professor who remains untouched by any great passion until he meets and falls in love with Joy Gresham, a feisty, abrasive New York divorcée.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: HBO Home Video 1998

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA SHA

Summary: George Riley has been diagnosed with terminal cancer. Three couples react to the news with various degrees of emotion. The women are each separately invited to a seaside resort by Riley, and hidden resentments and insecurities in each relationship bubble to the surface, causing a re-evaluation of each couple's love.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: [Publisher not identified] 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN LIF

Mann, Thomas

Summary: An awkward teenage filmmaker becomes friends with a classmate with cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Fox Home Entertainment 2015

Copies Available at Woodmere

3 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA ME

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ME

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD ME RATED PG-13

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD MOVIE ME

Rothe, Jessica

3 holds on 5 copies

Summary: A newly engaged couple learn about the groom's liver cancer diagnosis.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Universal Studios Home Entert. 2021

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD ALL

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: HOT DVD

Summary: Hazel and Gus share a sarcastic sense of humor, a distaste for the conventional, and ultimately a love that sweeps them on an unforgettable journey. Although the two teens face unlikely challenges, their courage and dedication to each other prove that while life isn't perfect, love can still be extraordinary in this powerfully moving film based on John Green's New York Times best-selling novel.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA FAU
2 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD DRAMA FAU

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD FAU

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD FAU RATED PG-13

Summary: After she is diagnosed with cancer, suburban mom Cathy Jamison, tries to find the humor in the disease.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2011

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV Series Big 2011

Summary: With Gus Fring dead, Walt's transformation from well-meaning family man to ruthless drug kingpin is nearly complete. This season charts the murderous rise of Walter White as he reaches new highs and new lows.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2013

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRE RATED R

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD TV BRE

Summary: Craig, an eight-year-old with a brain tumor and less than a year to live, resides in England. Looking for hope, his mother pushes him to break the Guinness World Record for receiving the most get-well cards. Josh is a skeptical American newspaper reporter who is chosen by his editor to investigate the 'real facts' concerning these cards. Josh travels to England to spend time with the family and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Bridgestone Multimedia Group 2010

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MOVIE MIR

Summary: Takada is an aging Japanese fisherman who has been estranged from his son for many years. When the son is diagnosed with terminal cancer his daughter-in-law, Rie, summons him to the hospital. When his son refuses to see him, Rie gives him a videotape about the work his son was doing on a documentary film in a remote region of China's Yunnan province. Still troubled by the relationship, Takada...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Foreign DVDs, Call number: DVD FOREIGN RID

Summary: Corporate billionaire Edward Cole and working class mechanic Carter Chambers have nothing in common, except they both have been diagnosed with terminal illnesses. While sharing a hospital room together, they decide to make a Bucket List of all the things they have ever wanted to do before they die. In the process of completing the list, both of them heal each other, become unlikely friends, and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Warner Home Video 2008

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD BUC

Copies Available at Woodmere

2 available in Comedy DVDs, Call number: DVD COMEDY BUC

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Digital Video Disc, Call number: DVD Movie Bucket 2008

1 hold on 2 copies

Summary: Sara and Brian live an idyllic life with their young son and daughter. Suddenly, their baby girl falls ill, and her only hope for survival rests in her parents' ability to find a compatible bone marrow donator. Their desperate decision to conceive another child raises both ethical and moral questions and begins to erode their relationship. Their actions ultimately set off a court case that...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: New Line Home Entertainment 2009

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Drama DVDs, Call number: DVD DRAMA MY

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Browsing Hot DVDs, Call number: DVD MY

Summary: Vanessa Marks returns to her hometown library to read to children the book that she wrote, "November Christmas." The book is about her serious illness as a child and how her family and community teamed up to move Halloween to August and Christmas to November to help her.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Hallmark Hall Of Fame Productions 2010

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in KBL Holiday Storage, Call number: DVD Holiday N

Summary: Surviving Cancer: Our Voices and Choices is a compilation of 70 voices belonging to survivors and a "cancer team" of doctors, social workers, cancer organization leaders, and other professionals directly involved in assisting cancer patients. These voices represent a variety of ages and cultures, and come from America, Canada, Cambodia, Israel, and India. Each voice holds a vast array of...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: WWH Press 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.994 SUR

Dyer, Diana.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Swan Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.994 DYE

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