What Helped Get Me Through
What Helped Get Me Through

What Helped Get Me Through

Cancer Survivors Share Wisdom and Hope


378 Pages, 7 x 9

Formats: Mobipocket, ebook: EPUB, ebook: PDF, Paperback

Paperback, $17.95 (CA $19.95) (US $17.95)

Publication Date: October 2008

ISBN 9781604430042


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Winner: 2009 National Health Information Award, Gold;  Finalist: 2010 National Indie Excellence Award, Health & Well-being ——— This new book, edited by a breast cancer survivor, succinctly relates the experiences, both practical and sensitive, of hundreds of cancer survivors—including celebrities such as Lance Armstrong, Carly Simon, and Scott Hamilton—who candidly relate what helped get them through every aspect of the cancer journey. The wisdom and hope offered in this book will be invaluable to newly diagnosed patients and their families, as well as their doctors and caregivers.

Author Biography

Julie K. Silver, MD, is an assistant professor at Harvard Medical School in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. She is the author of Post-Polio Syndrome—A Guide for Polio Survivors and Their Families, Life After Stroke: Recovering Your Health and Preventing Another Stroke, and After Cancer Treatment: Heal Faster, Better, Stronger, and has written dozens of magazine and newspaper articles and authored numerous research publications. She frequently lectures to both healthcare professionals and the public on health-related issues, and has also given hundreds of print interviews and numerous radio and television interviews including, The Early Show, ABC News Now, AARP Radio, NPR radio, USA Today, and many others.