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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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: WWH Press 2014

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.994 SUR

Stengler, Mark

Summary: Using an accessible, case-history approach, they explore the different types of cancer, the causes of cancer, how proper nutrition can help prevent and treat cancer, the most well-studied supplement to use with cancer treatment, cutting-edge therapies (such as intravenous high dose vitamin C and other studied therapies), and natural solutions to common problems (such as the side effects of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Hay House, Inc. 2018

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.994 STE

Funk, Kristi

Summary: "A comprehensive guide to total breast health from the go-to breast care expert for Good Morning America and The Doctors. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer over the course of their lives, and breast cancer is the #1 killer of women ages 20-59. But did you know that only 15 percent of those diagnosed have a single relative with breast cancer? For most of us, family history...

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Publisher / Publication Date: W Publishing, an imprint of Thomas Nelson 2018

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Wheeler, Dan

Summary: " Beth and Dan Wheeler had it all. Their growing family consisted of two beautiful daughters, a loving son-in-law, and a handsome grandson. They lived in their dream house on a beautiful, sprawling property. Dan was enjoying a thriving career as a popular television host on QVC. Suddenly in 2012, their world was rocked when Beth was diagnosed with stage IV cancer." --

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Publisher / Publication Date: WestBow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 920 WHE

Earl, Esther

Summary: "A memoir told through the journals, letters, and stories of young cancer patient Esther Earl."--

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Group USA 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 EAR

Summary: Follows ecologist and cancer survivor Sandra Steingraber as she travels the U.S. making the case for a link between environmental toxins and cancer.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: First Run Features 2013

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC LIV

Kuipers, Alice

Summary: "Carley Allison was an up-and-coming young figure skater and singer who died tragically at the age of 18 of a cancer so rare there were only seven cases in the world. In this book, you will come to know Carley in her own words and in the words of the people who knew and loved her. Award-winning author Alice Kuipers weaves the memories of Carley's friends, family, and boyfriend with the blog...

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Publisher / Publication Date: KCP Loft 2019

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Non-fiction, Call number: YA 921 ALL

Besser, Jeanne

Summary: "Featuring 102 new dishes, this second edition provides practical suggestions to help patients and their caregivers anticipate--and overcome--the major challenges of eating well during treatment. What to Eat During Cancer Treatment offers evidence-based research and clinical information about the seven most common eating-related side effects of cancer treatment--nausea, diarrhea, constipation,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: American Cancer Society 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 BES

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Adult, Call number: 641.5 BES

Edelstein, Jean Hannah

Summary: "In 2014 I moved back to the United States after living abroad for fourteen years--my whole adult life--because my father was dying from cancer. Six weeks after I arrived in New York City, my father died. Six months after that I learned that I had inherited the gene that would cause me cancer too." When Jean Hannah Edelstein's world overturned she was forced to confront some of the big...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Picador 2019

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 EDELSTEIN, JEAN HANNAH EDE

Numeroff, Laura Joffe.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1999

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JEFiction Numeroff 1999

Gardner, Kati

Summary: Cason Martin is the youngest ballerina in the Atlanta Ballet Conservatory; her mother, the conservatory's artistic director, has made all the decisions for her. But Cason has been hiding an injury, and now she's undergoing chemotherapy. Davis Channing survived cancer, but his drug addiction nearly killed him. He's doing community service at the hospital, and has been sober for six months. Then...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Flux 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Young Adult Fiction, Call number: YA FIC GAR

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

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Jackson, Vicki A.

Summary: A resource for cancer patients and their caregivers shares relatable patient stories along with tips on how to ask the right questions to recieve the proper care while continuing to living the best life possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2017

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 616.1 JAC

1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Cancer is not a laughing matter, but the archaic way people are beating it is. With a dose of good humor, heart, and a touch of rock'n'roll, this documentary reveals the forces that are keeping people sick and dares to ask: if up to 70% of cancer deaths are preventable, what are people waiting for?

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in TC Film Fest DVDs, Call number: DVD TCFF C

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1 hold on 1 copy

Summary: Examines the development of cancer immunotherapies and lung cancer vaccines in Cuba, the history of biomedical research in the country, and efforts to collaborate with partners in the United States despite the embargo.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Public Broadcasting Service 2020

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Feder, Tyler

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Summary: "Tyler Feder shares her story of her mother's first oncology appointment to facing reality as a motherless daughter in this frank and refreshingly funny graphic memoir"--

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Publisher / Publication Date: Dial Books 2020

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Bingham, Jane.

Summary: Relates 10 stories about young people who faced cancer - either coping with the disease themselves or helping a member of their family.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Arcturus Pub. 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 616.99 BIN

Dyer, Diana.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Swan Press 2002

Copies Available at Woodmere

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

Wright, Marcia

Summary: "Originally, this book was a journal intended to update friends and family about my husband, Bill's, progress as he received treatment for pancreatic cancer. The diagnosis came in mid-October of 2017 and by November we launched a Caring Bridge© website with the help of my sister, Linda. It was a way to post the most recent updates about Bill's care and treatment and make sure everyone had the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Westbow Press, a division of Thomas Nelson & Zondervan 2019

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 921 WRI

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 East Bay

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

Port, Dina Roth.

Summary: Through the incredible true stories of five young friends, as well as interviews with more than seventy top breast cancer experts, health writer Dina Roth Port addresses the universal questions of women everywhere who have watched family members suffer from the disease and wondered, "Am I next?" Full of practical information, Previvors is the first comprehensive book to guide women through the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Avery 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 616.99 POR

Silver, J. K. (Julie K.)

Contents: Get your life back on track -- Understand physical healing -- Dare to dream again -- Prioritize what you do and pace yourself -- Seek help from western medicine -- Explore eastern and other medical systems -- Dance, skip, and walk: exercise your way back to health -- Nourish your body -- Fight fatigue -- Ease your pain -- Monitor your mood -- Tap into your spirituality -- Love and be loved --...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Johns Hopkins University Press 2006

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

Summary: Pink ribbons, the symbol of the breast cancer prevention movement, are everywhere: T-shirts, hats, yogurt cups, KFC buckets, car ads, NFL stadiums - the list goes on and on. They make people feel good, as if engaged in a successful battle against breast cancer. But who is really benefiting? More and more women are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. Wouldn't it be something if some of the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC PIN

Patterson, James

Summary: Axi Moore is a good girl. When Axi invites her best friend, Robinson, with whom she's secretly in love, to come with her on a cross country road trip, she's finally breaking all the rules. They soon find that, however far they run, they can't escape the heartbreaking troubles that brought them together in the first place.

Format: sound recording-nonmusical

Publisher / Publication Date: Hachette Audio 2014

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Compact Disc Audio Book, Call number: CD FIC PAT

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