Library Journal explained: “Anderson filled a gap in the breast cancer (BC) literature with this guide for men who have women in their lives with the disease. (The author’s wife, sister, mother, and mother’s best friend all had BC.) Provided here is good advice about supporting a loved one during diagnosis and treatment, dealing with emotional issues, celebrating remission, and preparing for the end of life. (LJ 9/1/09)”
This is the second time the book has been so honored to be included on the year’s best health book. In December, Laura Landro, the Wall Street Journal’s “Informed Patient” columnist, also selected Stand By Her as one of 2009’s best health books, and a recommended read for the New Year.