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Books about Breast Cancer

Following is a selection of books about breast cancer. Click on any of the titles to view the entire description.

The Mayo Clinic Breast Cancer Book          (Mayo Clinic)

A guide to the many aspects of breast cancer—from prevention, to care and coping, to survival, to living with hope.

Just Get Me Through This! A Practical Guide to Coping with Breast Cancer            (Deborah A. Cohen & Robert M. Gelfand, M.D)

From the shock of diagnosis to getting through treatment to getting on with your life, this book is packed with plenty of straight talk and practical tips.

Be a Survivor - Your Guide to Breast Cancer     (Vladimir Lange)

"You have breast cancer." After the initial shock of diagnosis, women are faced with myrad questions about where to go and what to do next. Lange, a Harvard Medical School trained physician who experienced his wife's battle with the disease, has written and especially user friendly book for women seeking answers and a measure of hope.

Breasts: The Owner's Manual: Every Woman's Guide to Reducing Cancer Risk, Making Treatment Choices, and Optimizing Outcomes       (Kristi Funk & Cheryl Crow)  An indispensable and valued guide for women looking to optimize health and minimize breast illness.

The Breast Cancer Survival Manual, Sixth Edition: A Step-by-Step Guide for Women with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer          (John Link, MD)

Provides essential updates on treatment and care, enhancing the basic information that has made this the most trusted guide for women diagnosed with breast cancer for the past two decades.

Holding Tight, Letting Go - Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer         (Musa Mayer)

Living with Metastatic Breast Cancer. Musa has written the book I needed 5 years ago. The book is inspirational, profound and practical. If knowledge is power, this book will be good medicine. 

Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book          (Dr. Susan Love)

"The Bible for women with breast cancer" --New York Times

Straight from the Heart          (Ina Yalof)

Letters of hope and inspiration from survivors of breast cancer. Women and families of women newly diagnosed with breast cancer will find this book thoughtful, touching and detailed personal descriptions of chemotherapy radiation and surgery informative and useful in allaying fears about the unknown.


Living Beyond Breast Cancer        (Marisa Weiss)

A guide for when treatment ends and the rest of your life begins. "Breast cancer is never completely over," sys author Marisa Weiss, MD, a radiation oncologist. Even when x-rays are negative and doctors proclaim remission, breast cancer survivors often suffer from continued health problems along with elevated levels of anxiety, and the specter of recurrence is just a small part of the picture. 


A Breast Cancer Journey          (American Cancer Society)

Your personal guidebook for breast cancer. If you have just been diagnosed or have a loved one with breast cancer, this book will give you invaluable, up-to-date information about diagnosis, treatment options, and the path ahead. It is written in a friendly, understandable way, with information that is comprehensive but not overwhelming. 


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