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The cancer survivors club : a collection of inspirational and uplifting survival stories

Author: Chris Geiger
Publisher: London : Oneworld Publications, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : Revised editionView all editions and formats
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The Cancer Survivors Club is a collection of truly inspirational, uplifting and assuring survival stories. These poignant personal accounts from normal people, demonstrate an extraordinary determination to survive against the odds. It proves with survival rates doubling, anything is possible. Unfortunately cancer affects everyone; worldwide there are around 12.7 million new cases diagnosed each year. Every two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Anecdotes
Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Chris Geiger
ISBN: 9781780747262 1780747268
OCLC Number: 904324621
Description: xviii, 247 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface to the revised edition --
Foreword by Christopher Streets --
Introduction --
Dear tumour / Chris Geiger --
In sickness and in health / Claire Duffett --
I'm a statistic of one / Ali Stunt --
The cancer card / Katie Patterson --
My journey / Jason Edgar --
Cough please / Chris Geiger --
Animal therapy / Kate Beynon --
Life and death inside me / Jessica Smith --
A bright light / Marilyn Taylor --
A father's perspective / Michael Stephenson --
Things happen for a reason / Andrea Paine --
mad dogs and Englishmen / Chris Geiger --
Live life to the full / Paula Glass --
If in doubt, perservere / Julie King --
How to solve a problem like my rear / Mark Davies --
Never give up / Amanda Baird --
Miracles do happen / Helen Gorick --
Flowers, cakes and cotton buds / Chris Geiger --
Better you than me / Abbie Sparks --
Mother of all surgeries / David Mason --
A mother's perspective / Gillian Metcalfe --
How it was / Barbara Conway --
Saliva, chopped pork and divorce / Chris Geiger --
Keep smiling / Mark Gillett --
Too frightened to ask / Kathleen Giles --
Getting the gist / Stewart Hodge --
A weighty problem / Chris Geiger --
Cancer is a word, not a sentence / Shelly Ostrouhoff --
Guinness World Record newspaper feature --
Getting involved --
Cancer-related websites & blogs --
Survivors update.
Responsibility: Chris Geiger.

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`An inspiring compilation for anyone struggling with cancer. Readers will find comfort and even a few laughs in the pages.' * Library Journal * 'I feel this is a very inspirational book to read and Read more...

 
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