This is a personal guide through the myriad of feelings, issues and concerns facing women with breast cancer. One in nine women will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. More women die each year of breast cancer than people die of AIDS. Despite these statistics, many women have discovered that life doesn't stop after a breast cancer diagnosis. This affirming guide captures the insights, experiences and practical ideas of women aged 23 to 70, including the author, who have undergone treatment, offering readers new ways to deal with the anger, frustration and pain. The readings focus on such topics as decision making, self-esteem, reconstruction, body image and sexuality.
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers