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American Cancer Society

The American Cancer Society is a voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. It publishes books for professionals, cancer sufferers and their families and carers.


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  1. Rad Art

    A diagnosis of cancer brings with it not only serious medical realities, but often an unfamiliar and daunting emotional landscape. To help steady herself emotionally during radiation therapy, Sally Loughridge created a painting and journal entry each day after treatment. In Rad Art, her moving paintings and words are shared to stir creativity, facilitate communication, and bring comfort to those living with cancer. Learn More
    £17.95

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  2. Our Mom Has Cancer

    A humorous, honest, and hopeful account of the year that Abigail and Adrienne's mother underwent treatment for breast cancer. Learn More
    £9.50

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  3. The Long and the Short of it

    A colourfully illustrated story about Isabel and Emma, two girls with hair problems: one wants her hair to be longer; the other has lost her hair during cancer treatment and would like to have it back. Each girl’s experience leads her to a new understanding: for one the realization that she can help someone through the simple act of giving her hair away; for the other the emotion of losing her hair while finding that others want to help. Along the way, they learn about courage, friendship, generosity, patience, pride, persistence, problem-solving, and responsibility. Learn More
    £15.50

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  4. Breast Cancer Clear & Simple

    With an easy-to-understand, question-and-answer format, this book guides patients through the important decisions they'll need to make, from diagnosis through treatment. It helps women with breast cancer and their caregivers know what to expect, what to do, and how to get through what can be an overwhelming, life-changing experience. Learn More
    £15.50

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  5. Healthy Food

    Part of the "Healthy Me" series, this title includes three stories designed to promote good nutritional choices (for children aged 5 to 8). Based on both the American Cancer Society's guidelines and National Health Education Standards, these stories complement health curriculum for students in kindergarten through second grade. Learn More
    £76.50

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  6. Breast Cancer Journey

    Highlighting all the latest medical developments, from diagnosis through treatment and recovery, this essential book guides newly diagnosed patients every step of the way. Including practical tips on managing the emotions, reactions, and side effects of breast cancer and its treatment, detailed questions to ask a medical team for empowerment, and wellness plans for recovery and life after cancer, this comprehensive manual is packed with information to best manage the breast cancer experience. Learn More
    £25.95

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  7. My Cancer Days

    Helping children with cancer cope with their illness, this illustrated book approaches their emotions from diagnosis through treatment in a way that they can easily understand and can help describe what they are feeling. In the story, a young girl uses colour to express her full range of emotions as she undergoes cancer treatment. The book assures children with cancer that they are not alone, and helps them understand that it's okay to let out their feelings. Learn More
    £13.50

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  8. Healthy Me

    Features fairy tales from diverse cultures, and fun activities. This coloring book for children contains mazes, matching, word finds, and connect-the-dots puzzles that entertain children as they reinforce the stories' messages about the benefits of being physically active, eating well, and avoiding tobacco. Learn More
    £7.50

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  9. Picture Your Life After Cancer

    In 2010, the New York Times asked readers who had survived cancer to send in their photos and answer the question, ‘How is your life different after cancer?’ The resulting images and essays are displayed in this book. The photos depict not only the new adventures and overjoyed faces of survivors but also the honest pictures of loss, confusion, and sadness that reveal the not always happy life after survival. The words contain stories of hope, trepidation, concern, and renewal, as well as sage advice on living a normal life as the spectre of cancer recedes. Learn More
    £20.95

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  10. Our Dad is Getting Better

    Reflects the love and support that parents were able to provide to their kids not only during their cancer treatment, but in the unexpected "New Normal" life after treatment. This book explains situations such as: the need for continued visits to the doctor; the importance of observing healthy habits; and how to be helpful around the house. Learn More
    £15.50

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  11. Mom and the Polka-Dot Boo-Boo

    Offers explanations that intend to help 1.1 million patients and their families talk about breast cancer. This story covers the adjustment of a young child to a new health situation. It is intended for families, teachers, librarians, nurses, pediatricians, and family doctors. Learn More
    £15.50

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  12. Kids' First Cookbook

    Contains activities, colourful recipes and cooking tips. From the simplest snacks and drinks to masterful meals, this book helps children learn to make healthy and wholesome food choices that will benefit them for a lifetime. Learn More
    £14.50

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  13. Imagine What's Possible

    Offering children with cancer an effective way to deal with anxiety, pain, fear, and the many other challenges of the disease and its treatment, this illustrated healing guide introduces the technique of visualisation. Calming and empowering, this book shows kids how to take advantage of their already active imaginations in order to retain a positive attitude and defeat cancer. Learn More
    £13.50

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  14. Let My Colors Out

    An illustrated board book that shows how a young child deals with his mom's diagnosis and treatment of cancer. It helps children realize that they are not alone and that others have felt the same things. It is suitable for parents, teachers, and counselors who deal with children of ages 4-8. Learn More
    £12.50

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  15. American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Family Caregiving

    Offers manageable solutions to the many conditions and situations caregivers may face, from physical and emotional conditions, to dealing with health care providers and insurance carriers, to taking care of their own needs. It offers thorough, concise checklists, questions to ask the doctor, signs and symptoms to note, and where and when to turn for more help. Learn More
    £25.95

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  16. What Helped Get Me Through

    Offers true-life experiences, heartfelt reflections, encouragement, hope, and solutions for 'getting through' the cancer journey. This title includes topics such as: how to manage fear and uncertainty; how to navigate through the treatment options; how to talk to children about cancer and help them cope; and how to interact with your medical team. Learn More
    £18.95

    Availability: In stock

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