Finding Your Way Through Cancer (Paperback)

An Expert Cancer Psychologist Helps Patients and Survivors Face the Challenges of Illness

By Andrew Kneier

Celestial Arts, 9781587613562, 166pp.

Publication Date: August 24, 2010

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Description

Andrew Kneier met with nearly 7500 patients in one-on-one sessions. This book is the distillation of their collective insights, anxieties, and more, based on the top ten topics that cancer patients bring up in therapy.


About the Author

ANDREW KNEIER, PhD, was the only clinical psychologist on faculty at the University of California, San Francisco, Comprehensive Cancer Center from 1990 through 2006, and has met with more than 7,500 patients one-on-one. As the coordinator of the UCSF Psychosocial Oncology Program, he developed support services and related research. Today, Dr. Kneier is in private practice through affiliation with the Sierra Nevada Comprehensive Cancer Center. He lives with his wife in Grass Valley, California.


Praise For Finding Your Way Through Cancer: An Expert Cancer Psychologist Helps Patients and Survivors Face the Challenges of Illness

“Dr. Kneier has written a compassionate, wise, and accessible book about living with cancer. He lets those who are on that journey illuminate your way.”
—David Spiegel, MD, Professor of Psychiatry, Stanford University School of Medicine, and author of Living Beyond Limits
 
“In this beautifully written book, Dr. Kneier calls out the inherent emotional suffering that often intrudes, disrupts, and persists for many diagnosed with and treated for cancer. I will definitely recommend this to all of my patients.”
—Laura Esserman, MD, Surgical Oncologist, UCSF Medical Center

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