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Breast Cancer? Let Me Check My Schedule!

Ten Remarkable Women Meet The Challenge Of Fitting Breast Cancer Into Their Very Busy Lives

Jo An Loren, Peggy Mccarthy (Editor)


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They come from different backgrounds and from professions as varied as medicine, education, and entertainment, but these ten women share one thing in common: They all have breast cancer. This book describes their experiences, exploring their initial fear, rage, and uncertainty, and reveals how each eventually coped, in her own way, with her diagnosis.In addition to these inspiring stories, Breast Cancer? Let Me Check My Schedule! also features step-by-step tactics to help women handle the emotional, sexual, and occupational impact of this disease and includes practical information on finding proper health care, locating support groups, and more. It is a vital resource for women who aren't ready to relinquish control of their lives to cancer.

Basic Books, 9780813333939, 288pp.

Publication Date: September 12, 1997

About the Author

Peggy McCarthy is the founder and executive director of Innovative Medical Education Consortium (IMEC), a nonprofit medical organization dedicated to meeting the needs of underserved populations. She also serves on the board of several cancer organizations.

Jo An Loren, editor in chief of IMEC, has been a science and health administrator since the 1970s.