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  • Breast Cancer Survival Manual: A Step-by-Step Guide for the Woman with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer

    by John Link, M.D. Fourth Edition (2007, Holt Paperbacks, 256 pgs)

    Reassuring and realistic, this book helps women make informed and intelligent choices on the course of treatment. Checklists are included at the end of each chapter as well as chapters on diet and exercise, herbs and vitamins, managing side effects, and organizing medical records.

  • Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book

    by Susan M. Love, M.D. and Karen Lindsey (2010, Da Capo Press, 752 pgs)

    Considered the bible of breast care books. Covers everything, including the latest diagnostic methods, written in easy to understand language. About more than breast cancer.

  • Support and Hope Anatomy of the Spirit: The Seven Stages of Power and Healing

    by Carolyn Myss (1997, Three Rivers, 320 pgs)

    Connecting the dots between body and spirit by integrating the wisdom of several spiritual traditions.

  • Hope Is Contagious: The Breast Cancer Treatment Survival Handbook

    compiled by Margit Esser Porter (1997, Simon & Schuster, 188 pgs)

    Personal advice from women who have been through treatment for breast cancer.

  • The Journey Through Cancer: Healing and Transforming the Whole Person

    by Jeremy R. Geffen (2006, Three Rivers Press, 352 pgs)

    A straightforward discussion of all aspects of the disease - mental, physical and spiritual with a strong emphasis on the patient, family and doctor relationship.

  • Love, Medicine and Miracles: Lessons Learned About Self-Healing from a Surgeon's Experience with Exceptional Patients

    by Bernie Siegel, M.D. (1990, Harper Perennial, 256 pgs)

    Promotes visualization, meditation, discussion and positive thinking.

  • Straight from the Heart

    by Ina Yalof (1996, Kensington Books, 208 pgs)

    Letters of hope and inspiration from survivors of breast cancer.

  • There's No Place Like Hope – Beating Cancer in Mind Sized Bites

    by Vickie Girard (2001, Compendium Publishing, 161 pgs)

    A book of sharing about the combined journeys of many. Imparts a real and practical message of hope.

  • The Victoria's Secret Catalog Never Stops Coming: and other lessons I learned from breast cancer

    by Jennie Nash (2001, Scribner, 156 pgs)

    Gives readers a road map for a journey no one wants to take. Details both the large and small lessons learned along the way.