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Cancer - Survivor's Stories -

Related category: Health & Wellbeing
Related booklists: Cancer, Health and Wellbeing - Memoirs, Women and Cancer,

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 8 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book The C-Word by Lisa Lynch
    The C-Word - by Lisa Lynch

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784750473 | ISBN 10: 1784750476

    Updated with new material, The C Word is the incredibly moving, darkly humorous account of one woman's fight against breast cancer. Now a BBC Drama starring Sheridan Smith.   The last thing Lisa Lynch had expected to put on her 'things to do ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cancer Survivors Club: A Collection of Inspirational and Uplifting Stories by Chris Geiger (Editor)
    The Cancer Survivors Club: A Collection of Inspirational and Uplifting Stories - by Chris Geiger (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781780747262 | ISBN 10: 1780747268

    The Cancer Survivors Club brings together first-hand accounts of ordinary people who have beaten cancer. They are old and young, their diagnoses common and rare, their courses of treatment long and short, but all are survivors.  In these honest, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mum
    Mum's Not Having Chemo: Cutting-Edge Therapies, Real-Life Stories, A Road-Map to Healing from Cancer - by Laura Bond

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780749958961 | ISBN 10: 0749958960

    A thoroughly researched and engagingly written book for all those seeking to understand their cancer diagnosis and looking for ways to take a full and empowering role in their recovery.  A book about choices. A book to empower all cancer suff ... more

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  • Cover image of book [Sic] by Joshua Cody
    [Sic] - by Joshua Cody

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781408822463 | ISBN 10: 1408822466

    Joshua Cody was about to receive his PhD from Columbia University when he was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer. He underwent six months of chemotherapy. The treatment failed. Expectations for survival plummeted. After consulting with several oncol ... 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 Lopsided: How Having Breast Cancer Can Be Really Distracting by Meredith Norton
    Lopsided: How Having Breast Cancer Can Be Really Distracting - by Meredith Norton

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844086146 | ISBN 10: 1844086143

    ‘As far as I'm concerned, Lance Armstrong and I are close to exact opposites, both physically and mentally … If surviving this particularly deadly form of breast cancer required any of the Lance-like traits, such as a willingness to physically exert ... 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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