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By Kaden Peebles
The author is a three-time cancer survivor, a juris doctor candidate and the co-founder and president of “The Unseen Faithful” a non profit organization for siblings of pediatric oncology patients. Kaden Peebles has phenomenal resilience in the face of near insurmountable odds. Plunged into the world of hospitals, chemotherapy, needles,
Year added: 2023
By Karol Sikora
How to get the best possible cancer care by asking the right questions and knowing when you are being fobbed off.
Year added: 2023
By Rachel Naomi Remen MD
Kitchen Table Wisdom is a deeply moving and down to earth collection of true stories that show us life in all its power and mystery.
Year added: 2023
By Dina Gachman
Since losing her mother to cancer in 2018 and her sister to alcoholism less than three years later, author and journalist Dina Gachman has dedicated herself to understanding what it means to grieve, how to live with loss and the ways we stay connected to those we miss. Gachman gives
Year added: 2023
By Arlen Grad Gaines
This book is designed to help kids, including children with autism spectrum disorder or other additional needs, to understand what it means when someone in their life has cancer.
By Susan Liyanage
The author is a busy and well-organised wife, mother and part-time lawyer. Describing her life from the moment of diagnosis through treatment and further, her book is full of thoughtful and helpful advice every step of the way and packed with helpful to-do-checklists at the end of each chapter.
Year added: 2020
By Azra Raza
This excellent book by a leading oncologist in the USA, makes the argument that trying to search for the last cancer cell in the body and eliminating it has not resulted in much progress since the “war on cancer” was declared in the early 1970s.. The author believes that more
2 RAZ (General Cancer)
Year added: 2020
By Rachel Clarke
This is an honest and thought provoking book by a compassionate young doctor who, already in training, questioned what she saw as the lack of empathy for the patient by some medical and teaching staff in the overworked environment of the NHS. 
8 CLA (Grieving, Bereavement, Death)
Year added: 2020
By Juliet Rosenfeld
When Juliet Rosenfeld’s husband dies of lung cancer only seven months into their marriage, everything she has learnt about death as a psychotherapist is turned on its head.
8 ROS Grieving, Bereavement, Death
Year added: 2020
By Dr Cornelia Galgut
In this book, Galgut includes discussion on relationships, work, trauma, fear of recurrence and the role of therapy.
5 GAL General Cancer
Year added: 2020
By Mark Nepo
Philosopher-poet and cancer survivor, Mark Nepo’s spiritual daybook is a summons to reclaim aliveness, liberate the self, take each day one at a time, and to savor the beauty offered by life’s unfolding.
5 NEP (Self Help)
Year added: 2020
By Julian Barnes
It is a slim volume of only three chapters, “part history, part fiction, part memoir….. it is about ballooning, photography, love and grief, about putting two things, and two people, together, and tearing them apart.
8 BAR (Grieving, Bereavement, Death)
Year added: 2020