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Listed below are a few books that are available at your library, and local book stores.

If you do not feel good enough to leave home, please check with your library and ask if they have a bookmobile service you can use.



"Hearing the Stream" - by  Diane Chambers
   Recently showcased at the Young Women Affected by Breast Cancer Conference in Atlanta , Georgia
A Survivor's Journey into the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer weaves together the author's own story of her struggle with breast cancer with those of five others also diagnosed. Through each of their eyes Chambers brings to life the complexities of this disease, from its emotional and physical impact to its sometimes hidden historical, economic, political and environmental dimensions.  Chambers shows how bonds of sisterhood develop among the survivors, ironically bringing a great deal that is positive into their lives.
ISBN 978-0-9760967-1-9   available at: 
http://www.ellexapress.citymax.com


"Promises to Keep"  by Jane Green
Promises to Keep is about the hard choices we sometimes have to make; about having to be a child, long after you’ve grown up, and mostly, about the enduring nature of love.
Author's website:
http://www.janegreen.com
ISBN# 0670021792  available at Amazon.com

"Lessons from a Bald Chick"
How to help yourself or someone you know through cancer
by Mary Beth Hall 

http://www.abaldchick.com
 available at Amazon.com

"The Gown Opens in the Front" 
Great new book written by Stage III breast Cancer Survivor a must read for anyone facing cancer treatments
     by Rachael Longsdon
     ISBN-10:       1935122215
     ISBN-13:978-1935122210

http://wheresmyboob.com
  available at   amazon.com


"A Dietitian's Cancer Story"  
   by Diana Dyer, MS, RD

      ISBN-10: 096672383X
      ISBN-13: 978-0966723830
      http://www.cancerrd.com/


"After Breast Cancer"
A common-sense guide to life after treatment
      by Hester Hill Schnipper
      ISBN-
0553384252
      ISBN-9780553384253
      See at Amazon

"The Breast Cancer Companion"
      by Kathy LaTour
      ISBN:
0380719967
      See atAmazon
      Website: http://www.kathylatour.com/ 

"Cancer Care For The Whole Patient"
Meeting Psychosocial Health Needs
      by Institute of Medicine:
 
      http://www.iom.edu/CMS/3809/34252/47228.aspx 
      http://www.iom.edu/CMS/3809/34252/47246.aspx
      ISBN-10: 0309111072
      ISBN-13: 978-0309111072


"Chicken Soup for the Breast Cancer Survivor's Soul"
      by Jack Canfield, Mark Victor Hansen, Mary Olsen Kelly
      ISBN-10: 0757305210
      ISBN-13: 978-0757305214
      See at Amazon

"Dr. Susan Love's Breast Book"
      ISBN-10: 2280034174
      Website: 
http://www.susanlovemd.com/breastcancer/

"Eat-Right Cookbook"
      by American Cancer Society
      ISBN
-10:  094423593X
      ISBN-13: 978-0944235935
      See at Amazon

"Fighting My Way Through Breast Cancer With Poetry"
     by Diana Ballinger
     ISBN-10:  1439236070
     ISBN-13:  978-1439236079
    
See at Amazon


"How to Help Children Through a Parent's Serious Illness"
     by Kathleen McCue and Ron Bonn
     How to explain a serious illness to children
 
     ISBN-10: 0312146191
     ISBN-13: 978-0312146191 
    
See at Amazon

"If Life Is a Bowl of Cherries, Then What Am I Doing In The Pits"
      by Erma Bombeck
 
      ISBN-10: 0449208397
      ISBN-13: 978-0449208397 
      See at Amazon

"Joy Is a Plum Colored Acrobat"
      by Wendy Burton
      ISBN
-10: 1400054796
      ISBN-13:  978-1400054794
      See at Amazon

"Just Get Me Through This!"
The practical guide to breast cancer
      by Deborah A. Cohen with Robert M. Gelfand
      ISBN-
1575665514 
      See at Amazon

 
"Life's That Way - a Memoir"
     by Jim Beaver
     ISBN-
0399155643

"Living Beyond Breast Cancer"
      Dr. Marisa C. Weiss & Ellen Weiss
      ISBN
-10:  0812930665
      ISNB-13:  978-0812930665
      See at Amazon
      Meet Marisa Weiss: website
      
http://www.breastcancer.org/about_us/team/marisa_weiss.jsp

"Love, Medicine & Miracles"
      by Bernie Seigel, M.D.
 
      ISBN# 0-06-015496-9 
      website:  http://www.berniesiegelmd.com/index.htm

"Not Now...I'm Having A No Hair Day"
       by Christene Clifford
       ISBN
-10: 0816643156
       ISBN-13: 978-0816643158
       http://cancerclub.com/ 

"Pretty Is What Changes:
Impossible Choices, The Breast Cancer Gene, and How I Defied My Destiny"
      by Jessica Queller (website)
      ISBN-10:  0385520409
      ISBN
-13:  978-0385520409
      See at Amazon
     Read her Testimonial here at BCDIY

"Repotting"
      by Diana Holman, Ginger Pape
      ISBN
-10:  1401911471
      ISBN-13:  978-1401911478
      http://www.hayhouse.com/details.php?id=3478

"Saving Jack: A Man's Struggle With Breast Cancer"
  by Jack Willis
  ISBN-13:
9780806138954
  See at Amazon

"Spinning Straw into Gold:
Your Emotional Recovery from Breast Cancer"

      by Ronnie Kaye
      ISBN# 0-671-70164-9
      See at Amazon

"Stop Whining, Start Living”
      by Dr. Laura Schlessinger
      ISBN-10: 0060838337
      ISBN-13: 978-0060838331
 
      See at Amazon
      Watch Related video: 
     
http://www.amazon.com/gp/mpd/permalink/m191FUTIS9ZSD3/ref=flash_player_2_preplay

"Swimming on My Wedding Day"
      by Laura Fitzpatrick-Nager
      ISBN
-10:0595426557
      ISBN-13:978-0595426553
      See at Amazon
      Author website:  http://www.swimmingonmyweddingday.com/

"Taking Care of Your Girls - A Breast Health Guide for Girls, Teens, and In-Betweens"
      by Marisa C. Weiss M.D., & Isabel Friedman
      ISBN
-10-0307406962
      ISBN-13-978-0307406965
      See at Amazon
      Websites: http://www.takingcareofyourgirls.com/
                     http://www.breastcancer.org/about_us/press_room/prevention.jsp

"Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors"
      by Barbara Delinsky
      ISBN
-10: 0743431375
      ISBN-13: 978-0743431378
      http://www.barbaradelinsky.com/delinsky-uplift.htm
  
"Wounded Healers"
      by Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.
      http://www.rachelremen.com/
      ISBN# 0-9644620-0-1 


If you do not feel good enough to go to the library, think about your local library bookmobile service, and also you can browse online here or use your favorite vendor:
(these are provided for your convenience - not an endorsement)

Amazon.com
http://www.amazon.com

AbeBooks.com
http://www.abebooks.com

Half.com
http://www.half.ebay.com/


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Magazines

Free Digital Subscription to WebMD
 http://www.webmd.com/magazines    
Click on the link - WebMD magazine at the bottom.
Register for a digital subscription to this great magazine which you find in your doctor's offices.
They do not publish issues for the general public, so this is your chance to get one.


Breast Cancer Wellness
      http://www.breastcancerwellness.org/
      (magazine)


Coping 

      http://www.copingmag.com/cancer/index.html
      (magazine)



Cure
  

      http://www.curetoday.com/
      (magazine)


MAMM: Women.Cancer.and Community
      http://www.mamm.com/about_mamm.php?
      (magazine)


Prevention

      http://www.prevention.com/cda/categorypage.do?channel=health&category=healthy.living.centers&topic=breast.cancer
      (magazine)


RemedyLife.com
( FREE )
     
http://www.healthyupdates.com/
      (magazine)


The Savvy Woman
    http://www.the-savvy-woman.com/
     An Online Resource for Women - Beauty & Fashion,
     Health & Fitness, Business & Finance and More!
     (magazine)

Women and Cancer
      http://www.womenandcancermag.com/
      (magazine)


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Newsletters

 

Peer-to-Peer
      Breast Cancer Network of Strength 

Lifeline
      Breast Cancer Network of Strength

CancerWise
/ subscribe 
      M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Conquest  subscribe
      M.D. Anderson Center Center

Network 
 / subscribe
      M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Together
      M.D. Anderson Cancer Center

Stay Connected 
      Email Updates
      Breastcancer.org


Spanish Publication:
      
Breast Cancer Network of Strength

Other Languages:
 
      Breast Cancer Network of Strength

Online Articles

Better Homes & Gardens Magazine - has a wonderful section on their website we found it quite by accident.... check it out
http://www.bhg.com/health-family/conditions/cancer/

A great resource for new information - sign in to get regular updates
http://health.com/health/breast-cancer   


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