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Confronting Cancer

Author : Juliet Marie McMullin
ISBN : 1934691097
Genre : Health & Fitness
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In this book, anthropologists examine the lived experiences of individuals confronting cancer and reveal the social context in which prevention and treatment may succeed or fail.
Category: Health & Fitness

Confronting Cancer With Faith

Author : Karen Allen
ISBN : 9781579219970
Genre : Health & Fitness
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Confronting Cancer with Faith is a six-week Bible study that encourages, comforts, and brings hope to patients and their loved ones in the trenches of the cancer battle. Although the story follows Karen's personal journey through breast cancer, the lavender-colored ribbon indicates application to any type of cancer, regardless of gender. Realizing a simple book wouldn't do, Karen compiled this one-of-a-kind award-winning study to offer not only encouragement, education and coping techniques, but real spiritual depth. Each lesson contains biblical references, personal application, reflective questions, a meditative thought, and a dedication. Useful for small group or individual study, readers will see themselves in the poignant anecdotes and repeated recognition of God's hand on Karen's life. Non-believers will also find comfort and empathy from the relatable stories ranging from heartbreakly moving to entertainingly humorous.
Category: Health & Fitness

Confronting Cancer

Author : Michael M. Sherry
ISBN : 030644643X
Genre : Cancer
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Describes the causes, symptons, and treatments of the various kinds of cancer, and discusses therapy types and special problems facing people with cancer
Category: Cancer

Couples Confronting Cancer

Author : Joy L. Fincannon
ISBN : 0944235255
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Cancer can be a disruptive and stressful element in a relationship, and this guide provides information about the illness, suggesting ways to work through conflict to create intimacy and to deal with it more successfully. It shows couples how to solve or avert problems, allowing partners to become closer and communicate more easily and truthfully with one another both during and beyond the cancer experience.
Category: Family & Relationships

Malignant Metaphor

Author : Alanna Mitchell
ISBN : 1770413898
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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"In addition to her clear medical explanations, Mitchell's compassionate attitude will bring comfort to those readers and their loved ones facing a cancer diagnosis." -- Publishers Weekly Award-winning science writer Alanna Mitchell confronts cancer myths in this powerful and personal book, as she recounts her family's experiences with the disease. When her beloved brother-in-law John is diagnosed with malignant melanoma, Mitchell throws herself into the latest clinical research, providing us with a clear description of what scientists know of cancer and its treatments. When John enters the world of alternative treatments, Mitchell does, too, looking for the science in untested waters. She comes face to face with the misconceptions we share about cancer, which are rooted in blame and anxiety, and opens the door to new ways of looking at our most-feared illness. Beautifully written, at once deeply personal and rigorous, Malignant Metaphor is a compassionate and persuasive book that has the power to change the conversation about cancer.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Confronting Hereditary Breast And Ovarian Cancer

Author : Sue Friedman
ISBN : 9781421404455
Genre : Health & Fitness
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With its unique combination of the latest research, expert advice, and compelling personal stories, this book gives previvors, survivors, and their family members the guidance they need to face the unique challenges of hereditary cancer.
Category: Health & Fitness

Confronting Cancer

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ISBN : 1419352598
Genre : Alternative medicine
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This program reviews the current state of research in cancer treatment.
Category: Alternative medicine

Cancer In The Community

Author : Martha Balshem
ISBN : 9781588343406
Genre : Social Science
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Focusing on deep conflicts between the medical establishment and the working class, Martha Balshem chronicles a health education project in “Tannerstown,” a pseudonym for a blue-collar neighborhood in northeast Philadelphia.
Category: Social Science

Confronting Cancer Publicly Christoph Schlingensief S So Sch N Wie Hier Kanns Im Himmel Gar Nicht Sein Tagebuch Einer Krebserkrankung

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ISBN : OCLC:1016926734
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Abstract : The year 2009 saw articles across German feuilletons reacting to a striking new wave of illness narratives, among them Christoph Schlingensief's cancer diary So schön wie hier kanns im Himmel gar nicht sein! . The integrity of authors like Schlingensief was challenged by critiques such as Michael Angele's provocatively titled 'Wer hat geil Krebs?', as was the literary quality of their texts. However, for Schlingensief, the desire to record and disseminate his own experience of illness in diary form seemed to override the risk of a potentially hostile reception. With insight from trauma studies, the help of diary theory (Philippe Lejeune) and research into autothanatography (Susanna Egan), this article explores the reasons for this choice. It argues that it is in the diary that we witness a first reframing of Schlingensief's creative work, setting the direction of his 'Spätwerk'. I investigate the way in which the diary form is suited to the task of writing the dying self, and how the use of the diary as exploratory space maps on to or departs from Schlingensief's previous work.