This book has been written with the help and endorsement of the Cancer Society and is a practical guide on how to maintain and improve quality of life while living with cancer. It provides ways of coping with treatment, and tips and techniques for eating well, dealing with stress and keeping the body active. It also includes easily understood information on the disease and its treatment, along with a comprehensive list of sources of help.
Table of Contents
About cancer; What the doctors can do; Living with cancer (Turning the corner; Thinking about it; Eating well; Learning to unwind; Keeping the body moving; Travelling with cancer; Where you can get help); Appendices: Bladder cancer; Bowel cancer; Breast cancer; Cervical cancer; Leukaemia; Lung cancer; Lymphomas; Ovarian cancer; Prostate cancer; Skin cancer; Stomach cancer; Testicular cancer
Denise Robbins is a writer who has had bowel cancer and a melanoma. She uses her experience with the disease to help other cancer patients in the LIVING WITH CANCER seminars run by the Wellington and Central Districts divisions of the Cancer Society.