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Author Geiger, Chris (Christopher), author.

Title The cancer survivors club : a collection of inspirational and uplifting survival stories / Chris Geiger.

Publication Info. London : Oneworld Publications, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    362.19699 GEI 2015    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Non-Fiction    362.19699 GEI 2015    Available
Edition Revised edition.
Description xviii, 247 pages ; 20 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-238).
Summary 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 minutes someone in the UK is diagnosed with cancer. The Cancer Survivors Club is the only collection of first-hand accounts from those who have survived the most common cancers to the rar.
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.
Subject Cancer -- Patients -- Anecdotes.
Cancer -- Patients -- Biography.
Cancer -- Patients -- Family relationships.
Cancer -- Patients -- Psychology.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9781780747262 (paperback)
1780747268 (paperback)

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