David, Kate, Michael and Sam Treadway
"This honest story by the Treadway family was
remarkable, not only in their description of understanding and
accepting David's cancer, but in dealing with everyday life. Their
open sharing shows us that we all start from our own "ground zero",
even before a crisis comes into our lives. "
Wendy S. Harpham, MD
copying review: "When my husband was diagnosed with
cancer our children were 5 and 7 years old. This book gave us the
tools to use to talk to them about cancer. Illness, chemotherapy and
even death were topics that we suddenly had to confront. Dr.
Harpham's book provided insight in dealing with a frigtening topic
in a calm and reasuring manner. "
Dr. Jerome Groopman
Discusses "True hope" and it's importance to survival -
"When a patient finds true hope, it's very different than
H. Winter Griffith, MD, Fisher Books
by Holly Clegg & Gerald
I have found the recipes to be simple, healthy and appealing. She
also provides food lists and tips for each condition.
William Skach, MD, Charles Daley, MD & Christopher Forsmark, MD, Jones Medical Publications
by Dr. Wendy Schlessel Harpham.
Dr. Harpham is also a survivor of NHL for many years. She has been
through the mill. I would recommend this book. It is excellent in
content and delivery. Ann
Patch Adams, Robert D. Reed Publishers
by Elizabeth M. Adler.
YES! Excellent book for both patients and families of patients, or
anyone interested in this dx. ~
by Lorraine Johnson
A few years ago there was a book by Lorraine Johnson that was
really good. She had interviewed several of us before she wrote it. ~
A Consumers Guide to Surveying Your Hospital Stay, Charles Inlander & Ed Weiner, People’s Medical Society
Robert Arnot, MD, Addison-Wesley Publications
by Stephen Schneider
I really like Stephen Schneider's book as it teaches people how to apply scientific thinking to
treatment decisions and how to work with your doctors on a deeper and
more equal level than some of the other advice I've seen. I own a
number of the others that you list, and like them, but Stephen's book really got me to sit down and just read it.
An intimate, humorous portrait of illness and recovery…a source of education about new treatments…and a handbook of support, inspiration and hope.
"A must read for fellow patients who
will learn that a diagnosis of cancer is not a death sentence, and for
doctors as well, who will learn that there’s more to a patient’s
illness than what can be found on a chart." - GERALDINE
FERRARO, Cancer Survivor and Candidate for Vice-President of the
United States of America