B is for Breast Cancer

B is for Breast Cancer

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'The day after I was diagnosed with breast cancer, I was standing in the chemist with a basket in my hand, blinking back tears and thinking, qNow what does a breast cancer patient need?q All I could come up with was waterproof mascara. I put some in my basket and thought someone should write an alternative guide to breast cancer. Step one - buy waterproof mascara. You're going to need it. A few short months later, I found I was writing the guide myself. I sat in bed in between hospital appointments with my laptop, furiously, desperately trying to make sense of this alien world I had entered.' Written entirely while Christine Hamill was undergoing cancer treatment, this book is an honest and frank account of the emotional and physical impact of a cancer diagnosis. It is at turns funny, sad, angry and ultimately optimistic. Written without sentimentality, B is for Breast Cancer offers bite-size chunks of help and hope - a daily pep talk to anyone affected by the disease. It's packed full of the practical information that you really need. Read this book. It helps to know you are not alone.It makes me think of those schoolgirls who shoved tissues down their bras to make themselves seem better endowed. ... Ia#39;ve always thought the idea of stuffing chicken fillets down your bra so you can look like Pamela Anderson absurd anda anbsp;...

Title:B is for Breast Cancer
Author:Christine Hamill
Publisher:Hachette UK - 2014-03-06


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