Books tagged: Cancer

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Comfort Heart

By Carol Ann Cole
With Anjali Kapoor

A memoir by the woman known as the Comfort Heart Lady. The story of the founder of the Comfort Heart Initiative is as inspiring as the power of the Comfort Hearts themselves. Carol Ann Cole was born in Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia, and at the age of 18 left to find a career ... Read more

Conspiracy of Hope

By Renée Pellerin

An explosive book that exposes the truth about breast cancer screening.

For decades, women have been told that mammograms save lives. Yet many scientists say that this is in fact not true. Conspiracy of Hope reveals how breast cancer screening was introduced in the US before ... Read more

Dead Man on a Bike

By Wayne Tefs

Wayne Tefs is the Dead Man on a Bike in his posthumous follow-up memoir to Roller Coaster: A Cancer Journey. Diagnosed with a rare cancer in 1994, Tefs spent the next 20 years raising a family, writing acclaimed works of fictions, battling cancer, and cycling. Always cycling. ... Read more

Heal

By Arlene Weintraub

 

“Honest reporting . . . [A] useful and credible book. ” — Bloomberg Businessweek

“This book is science, emotion, and love of dogs all mixed together. ” — Chicago Tribune

How man’s best friend could help cure man’s greatest scourge

Drawn from extensive research, ... Read more

Malignant Metaphor

By Alanna Mitchell

 

An unprecedented take on cancer and recovery

Winner of the Lane Anderson Award for Science Writing

“Mitchell does a convincing job sorting fact from fiction, diffusing fear, and challenging the manipulative language of fundraisers who aim for pocketbooks rather than intellectual ... Read more

Sick Joke

By Glenn Deir

Sick Joke is one quirky travelogue. Glenn Deir spent two years happily stumbling through the conundrums of Japanese culture. Then he got tonsil cancer and less happily stumbled through the conundrums of medical culture. Sick Joke is a tale of two journeys told simultaneously ... Read more