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Older survivors of cancer : feeling understood by sharing experiences

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Kornblith, Alice. New York, NY: Oxford University Press , 2020.
Audience
Patient or Public
"Improved cancer treatment and survival rates have resulted in a growing number of cancer survivors who live years, and even decades, after their cancer diagnosis. Insights into what the experience of cancer survivorship looks like and how it can be navigated are much sought after by cancer survivo…
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Author
Kornblith, Alice
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication Date
2020
Series
Proquest Ebook Central
Subjects
Cancer Survivors
Geriatric Oncology
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
"Improved cancer treatment and survival rates have resulted in a growing number of cancer survivors who live years, and even decades, after their cancer diagnosis. Insights into what the experience of cancer survivorship looks like and how it can be navigated are much sought after by cancer survivors and their families, loved ones, and communities as they chart this unfamiliar and often lonely territory. Approximately 53% of cancer patients are diagnosed when 65 years or older, yet no attempt to explore the experience of older cancer survivors has been made. Dr. Alice. Kornblith, an esteemed social psychologist with extensive experience working with cancer patients, aims to address this need in Older Survivors of Cancer: Feeling Understood by Sharing Experiences. This thoughtful, respectful book seeks to reduce older cancer patients' and survivors' feeling of aloneness and of not being understood by sharing narratives of other older cancer survivors' experiences. Narratives were gathered specifically for this book and relate experiences across different cancer diagnostic groups, phases of cancer, gender, and ethnicity. Throughout, the reader learns how cancer affected their lives-physically, psychologically, spiritually, and socially--during each phase of their cancer journey. Commentary by Dr. Kornblith provides content and lessons learned from the narratives"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN
9780190902049
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Internet
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.
Patients and the public of BC and the Yukon can access this title by emailing library@bccancer.bc.ca or calling 1.888.675.8001 x 7000 (toll-free) to obtain a username and password.
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Dead mom walking : a memoir of miracle cures and other disasters

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Matlow, Rachel. [Toronto, ON]: Viking , 2020.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ201 M433 2020
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
"When her mother is diagnosed with cancer, Rachel Matlow is concerned but hopeful. It's Stage 1, so her mom will get surgery and everything will go back to normal. But growing up in Rachel's family, there was no normal... Dead Mom Walking is the hilarious and heartfelt story of what happens when t…
Author
Matlow, Rachel
Place of Publication
[Toronto, ON]
Publisher
Viking
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
310 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Neoplasms
Parent-Child Relations
Family Relations
Humor
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
"When her mother is diagnosed with cancer, Rachel Matlow is concerned but hopeful. It's Stage 1, so her mom will get surgery and everything will go back to normal. But growing up in Rachel's family, there was no normal... Dead Mom Walking is the hilarious and heartfelt story of what happens when two people who've always written their own script go head to head with each other, and with life's least forgiving plot device." - Provided by publisher
ISBN
9780735236301
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
QZ201 M433 2020
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Radical acts of love : how we find hope at the end of life

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog122881
Brown, Janie. [Toronto, ON]: Doubleday Canada , 2020.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BF789 D4 B877 2020
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Brown, Janie
Place of Publication
[Toronto, ON]
Publisher
Doubleday Canada
Publication Date
2020
Physical Description
xxii, 282 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Philosophy
Terminally Ill
Attitude to Death
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9780385694735
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
BF789 D4 B877 2020
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Disrupting breast cancer narratives : stories of rage and repair

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Nielsen, Emilia. Toronto, ON: University of Toronto Press , 2019.
Audience
Patient or Public
Contents:
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Author
Nielsen, Emilia
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
University of Toronto Press
Publication Date
2019
Series
Proquest Ebook Central
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms
Personal Narratives
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Popular Work
Abstract
Contents:
ISBN
9781487530020
Language
English
Material Type
Ebook
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Internet
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.
Patients and the public of BC and the Yukon can access this title by emailing library@bccancer.bc.ca or calling 1.888.675.8001 x 7000 (toll-free) to obtain a username and password.
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Prostate cancer strikes : navigating the storm

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Gagnon, Gogs. Vancouver, BC: Granville Island Publishing Ltd. , 2019.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WJ762 G135 2019
Availability
4 copies, 4 available
Author
Gagnon, Gogs
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Granville Island Publishing Ltd.
Publication Date
2019
Physical Description
xiv, 166 p. ; 21 cm.
Subjects
Prostatic Neoplasms
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781926991948
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Library
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WJ762 G135 2019

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Marrow me : one man's entrance in the merry world of multiple myeloma

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Roberts, Joshua. Altadena, CA: Bitingduck Press , 2019.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WH540 R643 2019
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Roberts, Joshua
Place of Publication
Altadena, CA
Publisher
Bitingduck Press
Publication Date
2019
Physical Description
176 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Multiple Myeloma
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781938463730
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WH540 R643 2019
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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First cell : and the human costs of pursuing cancer to the last

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Raza, Azra. New York, NY: Basic Books , 2019.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ21 R278 2018
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Raza, Azra
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Basic Books
Publication Date
2019
Physical Description
xii, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Neoplasms - therapy
Neoplasms - prevention & control
Medical Oncology
Personal Narratives
ISBN
9781541699526
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ21 R278 2018

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Our edible roots : the Japanese Canadian kitchen garden

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120956
Japanese Community Volunteers Association (Tonari Gumi). Vancouver, BC: Japanese Community Volunteers Association , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ266 N9 J35 2018
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
The Japanese Canadian kitchen garden is full of surprises. Easy to grow and nutritionally dense, fresh Japanese vegetables enable you to experience the authentic flavour of Japanese dishes. This book showcases growing and foraging tips, recipes (including vegan options), guides to using Japanese in…
Corporate Author
Japanese Community Volunteers Association (Tonari Gumi)
Place of Publication
Vancouver, BC
Publisher
Japanese Community Volunteers Association
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
157 p. : col. ill. ; 16 cm.
Subjects
Vegetables
Plants, Edible
Cookbook
Gardening - methods
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
The Japanese Canadian kitchen garden is full of surprises. Easy to grow and nutritionally dense, fresh Japanese vegetables enable you to experience the authentic flavour of Japanese dishes. This book showcases growing and foraging tips, recipes (including vegan options), guides to using Japanese ingredients and stories from seasoned gardeners.
ISBN
9780978337810
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
QZ266 N9 J35 2018

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Everything happens for a reason : and other lies I've loved

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120569
Bowler, Kate. New York, NY: Random House , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BF789 D4 B787 2018
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Bowler, Kate
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Random House
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
xviii, 178 p. ; 20 cm.
Subjects
Attitude to Death
Bereavement
Loss
Love
Uncertainty
Adaptation, Psychological
Colorectal Neoplasms - psychology
Family Relations
Christianity
Life Change Events
Personal Narratives
Autobiography
Popular Work
ISBN
9780399592065
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
BF789 D4 B787 2018

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The funny thing about cancer

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Haddon, Josh. [Canada]: Joshua Haddon , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ201 H127 2018
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Haddon, Josh
Place of Publication
[Canada]
Publisher
Joshua Haddon
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
83 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Neoplasms - psychology
Esophageal Neoplasms
Adaptation, Psychological
Humor
Personal Narratives
Young Adult
Popular Work
ISBN
9781926599632
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ201 H127 2018

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10 days in April-- : a detour through breast cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog121241
Deckert, Eleanor. Victoria, BC: Friesen Press , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 D295 2018
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Alternate Title
Ten days in April
Author
Deckert, Eleanor
Place of Publication
Victoria, BC
Publisher
Friesen Press
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
xi, 185 p. : ill. ;22 cm
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms
Spirituality
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Notes
A memoir by Eleanor Deckert Book 5 - Cover
ISBN
9781525536427
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Vancouver Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 D295 2018

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No quit in me : my wild ride with tongue cancer

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Kuby, John. Comox, BC: Shoreline Books , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WI210 K95 2018
Availability
5 copies, 5 available
Author
Kuby, John
Place of Publication
Comox, BC
Publisher
Shoreline Books
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
355 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Tongue Neoplasms
Cancer Survivors
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781999380113
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WI210 K95 2018

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Cancerland : a medical memoir

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Scadden, David, D'Antonio, Michael. New York, NY: Thomas Dunne Books | St. Martin's Press , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ21 S277 2018
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Scadden, David
D'Antonio, Michael
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Thomas Dunne Books
St. Martin's Press
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
308 p., 8 unnumbered pages of plates : ill.(chiefly color), portraits ; 25 cm.
Subjects
Oncologists
Neoplasms - therapy
Stem Cell Research
United States
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781250092755
9781250092779
1250092752
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ21 S277 2018

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Flat : reclaiming my body from breast cancer

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Guthrie, Catherine. New York, NY: Skyhorse Publishing , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
WP870 G984 2018
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
"As a young queer woman, Catherine Guthrie worked hard to feel at home in her body. However, after years writing about women's health and breast cancer, Guthrie is thrust into the role of the patient after a devastating diagnosis at age thirty-eight. At least, she thinks, I know what I'm up against…
Author
Guthrie, Catherine
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Skyhorse Publishing
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
255 p. ; 24 cm
Subjects
Breast Neoplasms
Body Image - psychology
Feminism
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
"As a young queer woman, Catherine Guthrie worked hard to feel at home in her body. However, after years writing about women's health and breast cancer, Guthrie is thrust into the role of the patient after a devastating diagnosis at age thirty-eight. At least, she thinks, I know what I'm up against. She is wrong ... Filled with candor, vulnerability, and resilience, Guthrie upends the "pink ribbon" narrative and offers a unique perspective on womanhood, what it means to be "whole," and the importance of women advocating for their desires. This book is the story of how she found the strength to forge an unconventional path - one of listening to her body - that she'd been on all along." - Cover
ISBN
1510732918
9781510732919
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
WP870 G984 2018

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Cancer conundrum and ways of dealing with it : using hypnotherapy, spiritualism and conventional treatments to help you feel stronger

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog121744
Evans, Louise. Ancaster, ON: Manor House Publishing, Inc. , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ266 E92 2018
Availability
6 copies, 6 available
Author
Evans, Louise
Place of Publication
Ancaster, ON
Publisher
Manor House Publishing, Inc.
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
144 p. ; 23 cm.
Subjects
Neoplasms - therapy
Complementary Therapies
Hypnosis
Spiritual Therapies
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781988058436
9781988058443
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Prince George Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ266 E92 2018

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In my hands : compelling stories from a surgeon and his patients fighting cancer

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog122334
Curley, Steven A. New York, NY: Center Street , 2018.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ201 C975 2018
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Curley, Steven A.
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Center Street
Publication Date
2018
Physical Description
xiii, 283 p. : 24 cm.
Subjects
Surgical Oncology
Physician-Patient Relations
Neoplasms - surgery
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781546082705
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Kelowna Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ201 C975 2018

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Cancer -- now what? : taking action, finding hope, and navigating the journey ahead

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120600
Haugk, Kenneth C. St. Louis, Mo: Stephen Ministries , 2017.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ201 H371 2017
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Haugk, Kenneth C.
Place of Publication
St. Louis, Mo
Publisher
Stephen Ministries
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
x, 345 p. ; 26 cm.
Subjects
Neoplasms - psychology
Patient Navigation
Adaptation, Psychological
Communication
Interpersonal Relations
Social Support
Spirituality
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Notes
Practical guide for those with cancer and their loved ones - head of Title
ISBN
9781930445048
1930445040
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ201 H371 2017

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Bright hour : a memoir of living and dying

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120153
Riggs, Nina. New York, NY: Simon & Schuster , 2017.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BF789 D4 R569 2017
Availability
4 copies, 4 available
The Bright Hour is the memoir of Nina Rigg, following a diagnosis of terminal breast cancer. "With the lyricism of poetry and a voice that never trades on simple grief, 'The Bright Hour' celebrates living -- living well, living fully -- and the transcendent combination of light and darkness that ma…
Author
Riggs, Nina
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
310 p. ; 22 cm
Subjects
Terminally Ill - psychology
Attitude to Death
Life
Life Change Events
Breast Neoplasms - psychology
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
Abstract
The Bright Hour is the memoir of Nina Rigg, following a diagnosis of terminal breast cancer. "With the lyricism of poetry and a voice that never trades on simple grief, 'The Bright Hour' celebrates living -- living well, living fully -- and the transcendent combination of light and darkness that makes us human." - Cover
ISBN
9781501169359
1501169351
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Victoria Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
BF789 D4 R569 2017
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Love and laughter in the time of chemotherapy

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120286
Pawagi, Manjusha. Toronto, ON: Second Story Press , 2017.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
QZ201 P339 2017
Availability
2 copies, 2 available
Author
Pawagi, Manjusha
Place of Publication
Toronto, ON
Publisher
Second Story Press
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
252 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects
Neoplasms - psychology
Leukemia - psychology
Life Change Events
Emotional Adjustment
Stem Cell Transplantation - psychology
Family Relations
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781772600452
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Abbotsford Cancer Info Ctr
Surrey Cancer Info Ctr
Call Number
QZ201 P339 2017
Website Notes
This resource was purchased with a donation from the Order of the Eastern Star.

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Option B : facing adversity, building resilience, and finding joy

https://bccalibrary.andornot.com/en/permalink/catalog120298
Sandberg, Sheryl, Grant, Adam. New York, NY: Alfred A. Knopf , 2017.
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
BF575 S194 2017
Availability
1 copy, 1 available
Author
Sandberg, Sheryl
Grant, Adam
Place of Publication
New York, NY
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf
Publication Date
2017
Physical Description
226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subjects
Grief
Loss
Bereavement
Adaptation, Psychological
Resilience, Psychological
Life Change Events
Family Relations
Spouses
Widowhood
Personal Narratives
Popular Work
ISBN
9781524732684
1524732680
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Audience
Patient or Public
Location
Vancouver Library
Call Number
BF575 S194 2017

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