|When It’s Cancer
By Toni Bernay, Ph.D., and Saar Porrath, M.D. A practical 10-step program that empowers patients and their loved ones to take charge and be proactive about cancer treatment and care. A comprehensive approach to managing all aspects of living with cancer-medical, emotional, logistical, financial, and legal. Self-assessments, worksheets, and checklists for tracking information to make intelligent, well-reasoned choices. Purchase on Amazon.
|Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book
By Dr. Susan Love The 4th edition of Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book – the book Newsweek called “one of the most complete and trustworthy books ever published on breast cancer,” is now available. Just as women afflicted with or worried about breast cancer have turned to the earlier editions of Dr. Susan Love’s guide for the soundest, most supportive advice, once again they will find all the help they need in this new, completely revised and updated edition. Purchase on Amazon.
|How To Reduce Your Risk of Breast Cancer
By Jon J. Michnovicz, M.D., Ph.D.In this comprehensive guide, a leading researcher in preventive oncology and a renowned medical writer present the latest scientific data about breast cancer and provide seven simple strategies that significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer. Focusing on nutrition and lifestyle choices, this important book includes recipes for cancer-fighting dishes and offers other helpful advice. Purchase on Amazon.
|Breast Cancer: The Complete Guide
By Yashar Hirshaut, M.D., F.A.C.P. and Peter I. Pressman, M.D., F.A.C.S.A surgeon and an oncologist draw on the personal experiences of their patients to guide readers step by step through the process of diagnosis, treatment, and life after breast cancer. Purchase on Amazon.
|The Breast Cancer Survival Manual: A Step-By-Step Guide for the Woman with Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer
By John Link, M.D.In a valuable guide for women who have just been diagnosed with breast cancer, Dr. John Link helps sort through the confusion and the fear, by explaining such things as how to get a second opinion and how to understand a pathology report.Written by one of the foremost breast cancer experts in the country, this guide provides the most up-to-date information available on the disease and its treatment, and is a must-have for all women recently diagnosed. Purchase on Amazon.
|The Breast Cancer Companion
By Kathy LaTour In 1993, more than 175,000 women were diagnosed with breast cancer. Guided by her own experience with breast cancer, Kathy LaTour has put together a groundbreaking, comprehensive book that addresses each and every issue associated with the disease, both medical and emotional. “A must-read for women.” –San Francisco Chronicle. Purchase on Amazon.
|The Breast Cancer Prevention Diet: The Powerful Foods That Will Keep You Well
By Dr. Bob Arnot This breakthrough new diet, compiled by the chief medical correspondent for NBC, is designed to help to fight the dreaded disease that strikes one in seven women. Purchase on Amazon.
|The Complete Book of Breast Care
By Niels H. Lauersen, M.D., Ph.D. and Eileen StukaneWritten by esteemed New York obstetrician/gynecologist Niels Lauersen and women’s health writer Eileen Stukane, The Complete Book of Breast Care offers the cutting-edge research and professional guidance you need to maintain the lifelong health of your breasts and to combat cancer at any age. One out of every seven women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in her lifetime; now this revolutionary health maintenance and disease prevention guide addresses women’s concerns about their breasts with warmth and candor. Purchase on Amazon.
|A Safe Place: A Journal for Women with Breast Cancer
By Jennifer Pike Author and breast cancer survivor Jennifer Pike has written a unique book for other women with this disease. Though the book does include medical information, this book focuses on the therapeutic value of journal writing. Purchase on Amazon.
|Bosom Buddies: Learn, Laugh and Live Through Breast Cancer
By Rosie O’Donnell, Deborah Axelrod, Tracy Chutorian Semler Comedian, Rosie O’Donnell and world famous breast expert, Deborah Axelrod, M.D., F.A.C.S. have joined with Tracy Chutorian Semler to address the most important questions and answers on breast cancer and breast health, including interviews with women who have survived breast cancer. And, dozens of puzzles, jokes, silly songs, and more to help demystify women’s breasts. This well-written book is a humorous approach to a serious subject. Important note: The breast cancer education is clearly distinguished from Rosie’s laughable bantering. A fun book that answers difficult questions about breast cancer. Purchase on Amazon.
|Manifest Your Destiny: The Nine Spiritual Principles for Getting Everything You Want
by Dr. Wayne Dyer This book tells you how you can connect with your Higher Self though practicing the Nine Spiritual Principles outlined and explained in easy to understand and apply ways in each chapter. Purchase on Amazon.
|Wisdom of the Ages: 60 Days to Enlightenment
by Dr. Wayne Dyer Author Wayne Dyer offers wisdom taught by the world’s “great teachers” (such as Buddha, Jesus, Confucius, Michelangelo, and Emily Dickinson) and then provides an easy-to-digest interpretation for modern readers. The book is formatted into daily, quoted passages (around a page in length) from 60 of these teachers – the “60 Days to Enlightenment” in the book’s title. After each quote, Dyer offers his own thoughts on how the “lesson” can be applied to contemporary life. Purchase on Amazon.
|They’re Fake and They’re Spectacular
A Survivors Guide to Breast Cancer and Beyond
by Judy San Roman One woman’s story about facing your fears head on and dealing with life and death with passion and courage. UBCF had the pleasure of being present at a October 2016 booking signing at Barnes and Noble of San Roman’s inspiring book about her personal journey with breast cancer and her choice to have reconstructive surgery. A portion of the proceeds purchased that day benefited UBCF. Purchase on Amazon.
The Power of Intention
|Living Beyond Breast Cancer : A Survivor’s Guide for When Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life BeginsThe book has the room to thoroughly cover pain control and medication, genetic testing, weight management, hormone and tamoxifen therapy, alternative treatments such as traditional Chinese medicine, breast reconstruction, and the various tests for recurrence, from PET and CAT scans to MRIs and blood testing for cancer markers. It’s also a superb reference for emotional issues, from depression and generalized anxiety to insecurities about reentering the job market and revealing the cancer experience to coworkers. The extensive resources and excellent index add to this book’s immense helpfulness|
December 8th 2008 I went on my lunch break to the breast specialist to get what I was assured a clean bill of health from a biopsy I had performed the week before of a small lump I had found in my right breast. I will never forget the denial /unacceptance I heard in my …