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Cancer as a women's issue : scratching the surface

Author: Midge Stocker
Publisher: Chicago : Third Side Press, ©1991.
Series: Women/cancer/fear/power series, v. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Voices of women whose lives have been deeply affected by the experience of cancer speak of pain and solace, of isolation and community, of fear and power. Essays and personal stories explore how cancer affects us as women, individually and collectively."--Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: Personal Narratives
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Midge Stocker
ISBN: 1879427028 9781879427020
OCLC Number: 23355313
Description: 219 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Midge Stocker ; Ripening: a path to cancer activism / Helen Ramirez Odell ; Lesbians evolving health care: our lives depend on it / Jackie Winnow ; No big deal / Jane Murtaugh ; Thought on cancer and healing / Selma Miriam ; From a cancer journal / Merida Wexler ; Fighting spirit / Nancy Lanoue ; My body: a map of memories / Ada Harrington ; Changes: the before and the after / Beverly Lickteig Loder ; CAUTION: IVF may be harmful to your health / Rita Arditti ; Lifestyles don’t kill. Carcinogens in air, food, and water do.: imagining political responses to cancer / Sandra Steingraber ; One day at a time: excerpts from a journal / Rita Arditti ; Air born / Portia Cornell ; Live and let live / Laura Post ; Legacy / Nicky Morris ; Real life? / Wendy Ann Ryden ; Hostile takeovers / Naomi Glaumberman ; White flowers and a grizzly bear: finding new metaphors / Dian Marino ; Fear of cancer / Carol Gloor ; Afterward / Midge Stocker.
Series Title: Women/cancer/fear/power series, v. 1.
Responsibility: Midge Stocker, editor.

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"Voices of women whose lives have been deeply affected by the experience of cancer speak of pain and solace, of isolation and community, of fear and power. Essays and personal stories explore how cancer affects us as women, individually and collectively."--Publisher's description.

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