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Women and Cancer -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Health & Wellbeing /
Related booklists: Cancer, Women's Health and Wellbeing, Cancer - Survivor's Stories,

These are some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many others that we can also order! (Note: this website cannot tell you if we have a book in stock right now or not, and though we do our best to keep information up to date, occasionally prices may have changed.)
The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in supply from some book distributors, and currently most books take at least 1 - 2 weeks to come in - so if you need any of these books urgently, or by a specific date, use the enquiry links to ask about supply time.

Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 9 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The Inflatable Woman by Rachael Ball
    The Inflatable Woman - by Rachael Ball

    £18.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781408858073 | ISBN 10: 140885807x

    Iris (or balletgirl-42 as she's known on the internet dating circuit) is a zookeeper looking for love when she is diagnosed with breast cancer. †Overnight, her life becomes populated with a carnival of daunting hospital characters. Despite the attemp ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long Goodbye: A Memoir by Meghan O
    The Long Goodbye: A Memoir - by Meghan O'Rourke

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781844086771 | ISBN 10: 1844086771

    Meghan O'Rourke was thirty-two when her mother died of cancer on Christmas Day, 2008. As a writer, even in the depths of her grief, she was fascinated by what she observed of herself in the aftermath: the rage she felt, not only at what had happened ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman
    A Woman's Disease: The History of Cervical Cancer - by Ilana Lowy

    £14.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780199548811 | ISBN 10: 0199548811

    Cervical cancer is an emotive disease with multiple connotations. It has stood for the horror of cancer, the curse of femininity, the hope of cutting-edge medical technologies and the promise of screening for malignant tumours. For a long time, this ... more

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  • Cover image of book And So We Heal by Pauline Lomas
    And So We Heal - by Pauline Lomas

    £14.44   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781906205317 | ISBN 10: 1906205310

    "In October 2001, when I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I said no to surgery, radiation and chemotherapy, and decided to follow a natural course of holistic healing - It's not that I wanted to rule out orthodox medicine altogether, indeed no - I w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Your Life in Your Hands: Understand, Prevent and Overcome Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer by Professor Jane Plant
    Your Life in Your Hands: Understand, Prevent and Overcome Breast Cancer and Ovarian Cancer - by Professor Jane Plant

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780753512043 | ISBN 10: 0753512041

    Professor Jane Plantís international bestseller on combating breast cancer through diet and lifestyle changes has been fully revised and updated, including new information on ovarian cancer and other types of cancer.   In this groundbreak ... more

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  • Cover image of book Take Off Your Party Dress: When Life
    Take Off Your Party Dress: When Life's Too Busy for Breast Cancer - by Dina Rabinovitch

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781416527886 | ISBN 10: 1416527885

    'In a world that doesn't do scar-chic, just what do you wear when you're one-breasted, or no-breasted? In my post-hospital weeks I'm not able to life my arm so clothes that go over the head are out of the question. I phone Vogue to ask their fashion ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cancer Vixen: A True Story by Marisa Acocella Marchetto
    Cancer Vixen: A True Story - by Marisa Acocella Marchetto

    £12.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780007258963 | ISBN 10: 0007258968

    "What happens when a shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, single-forever, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoon-ist with a fabulous life finds...a lump in her breast?"†That's the question that sets this ... more

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  • Cover image of book Apology for Absence by Julia Darling
    Apology for Absence - by Julia Darling

    £9.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781904614128 | ISBN 10: 1904614124

    A little over a year since the appearance of her first book of poetry, Sudden Collapses in Public Places (which was awarded a Poetry Book Society Recommendation), Julia Darling completed her second collection.  Her first book grew from her e ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cancer Journals by Audre Lorde
    The Cancer Journals - by Audre Lorde

    £16.99   paperback   (1997) - ISBN 13: 9781879960732 | ISBN 10: 1879960737

    Originally published in 1980, Audre Lorde's The Cancer Journals offers a profoundly feminist analysis of her experience with breast cancer and a modified radical mastectomy.  Moving between journal entry, memoir, and exposition, Lorde fuses the ... more

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