• This Is Cancer is a must-read for all cancer patients.”
    –ALAN ASHWORTH, FRS, PRESIDENT OF THE UCSF HELEN DILLER FAMILY COMPREHENSIVE CANCER CENTER
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  • “Here’s the one book you really need when cancer comes knocking.”
    –Kelly Corrigan, New York Times bestselling author of The Middle Place and Glitter and Glue
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  • “She’s been there. She knows cancer. She knows survival.
    –Kimberly Allison, MD, Director of Breast Pathology at the Stanford University Medical Center and author of Red Sunshine: A Story of Strength and Inspiration from a Doctor Who Survived Stage 3 Breast Cancer
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This is Cancer:

Everything You Need to Know, from the Waiting Room to the Bedroom

The “What to Expect When You're Expecting” for cancer patients

Available October 18, 2016

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Excerpt from This is Cancer

I am a Stage IV inflammatory breast cancer survivor. I went from perfectly healthy (lots of yoga, lots of broccoli) to not feeling great to being told I had an extensive tumor in my left breast and cancer that had spread to my lymph nodes and potentially a rib. I was given roughly three to five years to live, all at the age of thirty-seven. With the help of an incredibly diligent family and a team of brilliant doctors and a tiny green chemotherapy clinical trial drug, I’m still here. It is not an exaggeration to say it’s a miracle that I’m alive. I am a survivor, and I am grateful.

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“It is not really necessary to look too far into the future; we see enough already to be certain it will be magnificent.

Only let us hurry and open the roads.”

Wilbur Wright