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A breast cancer alphabet

Author: Madhulika Sikka
Publisher: Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thorndike Press, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning, 2014.
Series: Thorndike Press large print health, home & learning.
Edition/Format:   book_largeprint : English : Large print editionView all editions and formats
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What broadcast journalist Madhulika Sikka didn't foresee when initially diagnosed with breast cancer were the unexpected and minute challenges of navigating this new world. This book is an reaction to what started as a personal predicament. As a prominent news executive, Madhulika had access to the most cutting edge data on the disease's reach and impact. At the same time, she craved the community of frank talk and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Miscellanea
Large type books
Breast cancer patients' writings
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madhulika Sikka
ISBN: 9781410470959 1410470954
OCLC Number: 876004804
Description: 309 pages (large print) ; 23 cm.
Contents: A is for anxiety --
B is for breasts --
C is for Cancerland --
D is for drugs --
E is for epiphany --
F is for fashion accessories --
G is for guilt --
H is for hair --
I is for indignities --
J is for journey --
K is for kindness --
L is for looks --
M is for mastectomy --
N is for notebook --
O is for odds --
P is for pillows --
Q is for quitting --
R is for reconstruction --
S is for sex --
T is for therapy --
U is for un- --
V is for vacation --
W is for warrior --
X is for eXhaustion --
Y is for you --
Z is for zzz's.
Series Title: Thorndike Press large print health, home & learning.
Responsibility: Madhulika Sikka.

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What broadcast journalist Madhulika Sikka didn't foresee when initially diagnosed with breast cancer were the unexpected and minute challenges of navigating this new world. This book is an reaction to what started as a personal predicament. As a prominent news executive, Madhulika had access to the most cutting edge data on the disease's reach and impact. At the same time, she craved the community of frank talk and personal insight that we rely on in life's toughest moments. This guide navigates the world of science and story, bringing readers into Madhulika's mind and experience to demystify breast cancer and offer new hope for those living with it.

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