Recommended Reading

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Belshaw Sheila (2001)
Fly With A Miracle
Biography of author’s son, Andrew Belshaw, an osteosarcoma survivor
London: Denor Press

Benjamin, H.H. (1995)
The Wellness Community: Guide to Fighting for Recovery from Cancer
New York: G.P. Putnam’s Sons

Fesler, Rene A (2009)
Alicia’s Updates A Mother’s Memoir of Pediatric Cancer
Chronicling a journey through cancer and its impact on a family and those around them

Gill, Barbara (2006)
Soul Gifts
Barbara’s experience with Liposarcoma and her cancer journal are very moving. She is a born healer, writer and artist.

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Frederiction, NB, Canada

Harpham, W. S. (1994)
After Cancer: A Guide to Your New Life
New York: W.W. Norton

Healey, Terry
At Face Value: My Triumph Over A Disfiguring Cancer
An inspirational memoir detailing the authors’ mental, physical and psychological recovery and triumph from a facially disfiguring fibrosarcoma.
Cabeat Press, 2006

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Lerner, M. (1997)
Choices in Healing: Integrating the Best of Conventional and Complementary Approaches to Cancer
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press

Lazarus, Kenneth, M.D.
Conquering Kids’s Cancer

Middlebrook, Christina (1996)
Seeing The Crab, a memoir of dying
New York: Basic Books

Nessim, S., & Ellis, J. (1991)
Cancervive: The Challenge of Life after Cancer
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company

Price, Reynolds (1994)
A Whole New Life
New York: Scribner

Remen, R.N. (1996)
Kitchen Table Wisdom: Stories That Heal
New York: Riverhead Books

Simonton, O.C., Matthews-Simonton, S., & Creighton, J.L. (1978)
Getting Well Again
New York: Bantam Books