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The silver lining : a supportive and insightful guide to breast cancer / Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW ; photographs by Elizabeth Messina.

Jacobs, Hollye. (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781476763507
  • ISBN: 147676350X
  • ISBN: 9781476743714 (trade pbk. original)
  • ISBN: 1476743711 (trade pbk. original)
  • Description: xiii, 271 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Atria Paperback, [2014]

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  • 10 of 10 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

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Content descriptions

General Note: Includes index.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-259) and index.
Contents Note: Introduction -- How to use this book -- An interruption: the breast cancer diagnosis -- Children always know: communicating with children about a cancer diagnosis -- Lost & found: navigating the surgical experience -- Chemo sobby: the experience of chemotherapy -- Isolation island: the emotional impact of cancer treatment -- Radiation cloud: understanding radiation treatment from simulation to graduations -- Sustenance & soulfulness: nutritional & complementary therapies to help with treatment -- Recovery rhythms: how to handle the ebb & flow when treatment ends -- After: what life after cancer treatment looks like -- Conclusion.
Summary: The author draws on her experiences as both a nurse and a patient with breast cancer to share positive insight.
Jacobs was trained as a clinician to heal. In her role as patient, the healing process became personal. In describing her personal experiences-- diagnosis, treatment, side effects, and recovery-- she provides a practical, supportive resource for anyone whose life has been touched by breast cancer.
Messina, Elizabeth. (Added Author).


Jacobs, Hollye, "The silver lining : a supportive and insightful guide to breast cancer," New York : Atria Paperback, [2014]

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