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Author Jacobs, Hollye.

Title The silver lining : a supportive and insightful guide to breast cancer / Hollye Jacobs, RN, MS, MSW ; photographs by Elizabeth Messina. [Axis 360 electronic resource]

Publication Info. New York : Atria Paperback, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 271 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 258-259) and index.
Contents Introduction -- How to use this book -- An interruption: the breast cancer diagnosis -- Children always know: communicating with children about a cancer diagnosis -- Lost & found: navigating the surgical experience -- Chemo sobby: the experience of chemotherapy -- Isolation island: the emotional impact of cancer treatment -- Radiation cloud: understanding radiation treatment from simulation to graduations -- Sustenance & soulfulness: nutritional & complementary therapies to help with treatment -- Recovery rhythms: how to handle the ebb & flow when treatment ends -- After: what life after cancer treatment looks like -- Conclusion.
Summary The author draws on her experiences as both a nurse and a patient with breast cancer to share positive insight.
Jacobs was trained as a clinician to heal. In her role as patient, the healing process became personal. In describing her personal experiences-- diagnosis, treatment, side effects, and recovery-- she provides a practical, supportive resource for anyone whose life has been touched by breast cancer.
Subject Breast -- Cancer.
Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- Psychology.
Cancer -- Patients -- Attitudes.
Jacobs, Hollye -- Health.
Breats Neoplasms -- psychology -- Personal Narratives.
Genre Personal Narratives.
Electronic books.
Added Author Messina, Elizabeth.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Jacobs, Hollye. Silver lining 9781476743714 (DLC) 2013019103 (OCoLC)844789944
ISBN 9781476743721 electronic bk.
147674372X electronic bk.
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