Books for National Cancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day is an annual, worldwide Celebration of Life that is held in hundreds of communities on the first Sunday in June. This year it is  Sunday, June 3, 2012.  AMACOM has two books that will help survivors and their families  cope with the the myriad of issues dealing with cancer.

breast cancerStand by Her: A Breast Cancer Guide for Men  by John W. Anderson

Laura Landro, Wall Street Journal’s “Informed Patient” columnist, selected Stand by Her as one of 2009’s best health books, and a recommended read for the New Year.

Selected by Library Journal as one of the Best Consumer Health Books of 2009

“…page after page of sound practical advice and empathic counsel…make Anderson’s book an indisputable choice for a place on the shortlist of guides for caregivers.” — Foreword magazine

“With wit and openness, [author] writes about women’s feelings and how men should respond…excellent title for the males…women will gain perspective as well.” — Library Journal

“…a guideline, a war strategy, a resource guide and an emotional support system eloquently…that should be read by every man.” — Our Health magazine

“No woman should have to face this diagnosis alone. Stand by Her gives a man the tools he needs to be a stand-up guy.” — Energy Times

“…wealth of insight as he guides men to an understanding of the meaningful role they can… play in a woman’s treatment and…recovery.“– New York Daily News

“…very compelling read…a precious gift and powerful weapon in the fight against breast cancer. Well done, Mr Anderson!” — Help4NewMoms.com

“A great read for anyone…just learning someone they love has breast cancer.” — Banton Rouge Parents Magazine

“…this book is wonderful!…I’m so happy that Anderson has put together this great book for other men going through the same thing.” — MomontheRandom .com

“This is the MUST-READ book for men.” — An Island Life

“…walks men through all the physical and emotional challenges women will face during treatment…” –Wall Street Journal

“…an invaluable guide to support. A must for both health collections and personal consultation.” — The Midwest Book Review

“…pages…seep with joy and remorse, humor, comfort and wisdom from one who has seen the battle from the front lines.”– Roanoker

Read a free excerpt from Stand by Her.

Surviving the Cancer System: An Empowering Guide to Taking Control of Your Care by Mark Fesen, MD, FACP

Cancer“Surviving the Cancer System is a helpful and compassionate navigational aid for patients and caregivers.” –ForeWord Reviews  

Read an excerpt from  Surviving the Cancer System.

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