Cover of the book Conquering cancer. Shows sunset over water and three birds flying above the sun.

Don't be misled by the title. This book is not about 'curing' cancer, but is a mental training manual to develop your motivation to live. It provides tips on staying positive, resourceful and motivated throughout your cancer treatment, and developing the mental and emotional strength you will need to get through. Author Jeffrey Hodge is

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Cover image of A guide to survivorship for women who had ovarian cancer

This is the second edition of this popular book by Robert E. Bristow, Terri L. Cornelison and F.J. Montz. It features detailed information on ovarian cancer diagnosis, treatment, pain management, integrative medicine, recovery, nutrition and genetic testing. Includes advice from women who have coped with the disease and treatments.

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Written by two breast cancer survivors in America, this book takes a warm-hearted approach to managing the effects of breast cancer treatment with a view towards looking and feeling good along the way. Topics include adjusting to changes to hair and body shape, coping with chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and dealing with sexuality and self esteem

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A complete guide to health and well being for women of all ages, developed by The Women's in Victoria. Topics include sexual health, pregnancy, menopause, mental health in older life, and nutrition.

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Photographs of breast reconstructions showing great diversity and spirit!

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A guide by a Los Angeles psychotherapist, based on experience of counselling women with breast cancer. The information on coping does not date, but be aware that the treatment context has changed since 1991.

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Chapters: From fear to fact – diagnosis, decision making Where to from here? – support; work issues A place of peace within – spirituality, relaxation, visualisation, meditation The company of women – support groups Good eating – what to eat and drink Reach for recovery – treatment and side effects Dealing with recurrence – living

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Includes 'Becky and the worry cup', an illustrated children's book.

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Living with advanced breast cancer does not mean an immediate death sentence. Advanced Breast Cancer speaks of a different reality where women with metastic disease often live for many years and that time can be full and meaningful. Aspects covered include: coping with the shock of recurrence and making treatment decisions; communicating effectively with medical personnel;

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