Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book
By Dr. Susan Love
Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book has been considered the bible of breast-care books since it appeared in 1990. In 1995, Love completely updated the book in a 600-page second edition, including new biopsy and screening methods, implants, the pros and cons of hormone therapy, new discoveries in breast cancer treatment, and many other topics.
Bosom Buddies: Lessons and Laughter on Breast Health and Cancer
by Rosie O’Donnell (Introduction), Tracy Chutorian Semler, Deborah Axelrod (Preface)
This breast health handbook, written by talk-show host O’Donnell (whose mother died of breast cancer), Axelrod (a New York City breast surgeon) and health writer Semler, attempts to offer a humorous alternative to other cancer guides. Using a Q&A format, the authors begin with a detailed description of breast anatomy as well as breast cancer screening and risk factors, and then move into diagnosis, treatment and “aftercare,” closing with a quick look at promising new therapies.
The Breast Cancer Survival Manual: A Step-By-Step Guide for the Woman With Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer
by John Link
In a valuable guide for women who have just been diagnosed with breast cancer, Dr. John Link helps sort through the confusion and the fear, by explaining such things as how to get a second opinion and how to understand a pathology report. Particularly valuable is Link’s step-by-step description of how breast cancer is characterized, or staged, according to tumor size, hormone receptors, and other factors–and how that affects prognosis.
A Safe Place: A Journal for Women With Breast Cancer
by Jennifer Pike
Written by a breast cancer survivor, A Safe Place fills a niche that other works on the subject have not. Focusing on the therapeutic value of journal writing, this book takes a fundamentally positive look at breast cancer and the personal growth that can come out of such a battle. While offering practical medical information, A Safe Place encourages a woman to start writing about her experiences, providing a private venue to explore feelings, confront fears, and regain peace and equilibrium in the midst of illness and the process of recovery.
Return to Wholeness: Embracing Body, Mind, and Spirit in the Face of Cancer
by David MD Simon, Deepak Chopra
Where most books on cancer focus on treatment for eradicating the disease, this book refreshingly combines Eastern and Western healing principles to focus on helping the whole person heal — emotionally, spiritually, and physically. It covers alternative therapies, including meditation, prayer, Ayurveda, journaling, visualization techniques, art and music therapy, and nutritional programs including vitamin, mineral, and phytochemical supplementation.
True Balance: A Common Sense Guide for Renewing Your Spirit
by Sonia Choquette, Ph.D.
In True Balance, renowned intuitive and spiritual healer Sonia Choquette presents a step-by-step workbook for finding balance within our seven essential energy centers, or chakras. Drawing upon her deep personal experience and practice, she offers a wise and down-to-earth guide to achieving harmony. With supportive questionnaires, practical advice, and many specific remedies, Choquette leads us to a balanced life filled with creativity and blessings.
Courage: The Heart and Spirit of Every Woman: Reclaiming the Forgotten Virtue
by Sandra Ford Walston
Author Sandra Ford Walston, a nationally renowned speaker and seminar leader, believes that courage is part of every woman’s “heart center.” By returning to the original definition of courage — the Old French courage, meaning “heart and spirit” — she explores where this ancient female virtue fits in our world today, and reveals why recognizing ourselves as courageous women is vital to knowing who we are and living life to our fullest potential.
Remembering Wholeness Energy
by Carol Tuttle, MRET
A profound, highly recommended and insightful book Now in an expanded 2002 edition, Remembering Wholeness: A Personal Handbook For Thriving In The 21st Century by teacher, spiritual therapist, and public speaker Carol Tuttle is a spiritual self-help book with emphasis on reaching out to the love of God and His angels. Profound and practical, Remembering Wholeness offers sage advice on everything from misconceptions about love, the crucial importance of forgiveness, and how to avoid emotional ruts, to the strength of mental energies as fortification against sickness and charity as a high expression of love for Christ. A profound, highly recommended and insightful book, Remembering Wholeness is a highly recommended addition to inspirational and self-help, self-improvement reading lists.
by Edely L. Wallace
In this book Edely – certified lymph therapist by both Vodder School (Austria) and Foldi Clinic (Germany) – combines her vast knowledge of Yoga with the most recent scientific discoveries about the Lymphatic System. The result is a well designed Yoga practice based on the anatomy of the Lymphatic System.
Yoga and Breast Cancer: A Journey to Health and Healing
by Ingrid Kollack
Yoga and Breast Cancer is a practical how to guide to using yoga to manage stress, relieve pain, and gain the strength necessary to make it through this illness. It follows the authors’ own research in the subject that has shown a proven correlation between yoga practice and better health and outcomes after a breast cancer diagnosis. More than simply an exercise guide, the book is a deeply soothing form of moving meditation and physical activity that is a safe way to rebuild strength, stamina, and flexibility both during and following cancer treatments.
Cooking for Chemo
by Ryan Callahan
Cooking for Chemo is a how-to-cook cookbook that teaches you how to adjust your cooking for chemotherapy patients. Chef Ryan found the inspiration for this book while acting as primary caregiver for his mother, who herself went through chemotherapy treatment in 2013. In his book, Chef Ryan teaches you how to adjust for the flavor and taste changes that occur during chemotherapy by implementing procedures like palate cleansing, roundness of flavor, and specific seasoning methods to help over come these changes. These techniques can be applied to any diet regimen or dietary restriction. But, it is the new way that Chef Ryan teaches you to perceive food and flavor that will truly transform you into a power-house, chemo-fighting, cooking machine!