Cancer: How Friends Can Help [NOOK Book]

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What do you say to a friend (or a neighbor or co-worker) who's just been diagnosed with cancer? What do you do? Friends with cancer need lots of practical and emotional support from the day they are diagnosed, throughout their treatmeant, and after their active treatment is complete. You'll find many ideas in this book for ways to help: from simple gestures--like taking her dog for a walk or running an errand or telling a funny joke--to other tasks, like helping her with bookkeeping or filling in for her ...
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Cancer: How Friends Can Help

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What do you say to a friend (or a neighbor or co-worker) who's just been diagnosed with cancer? What do you do? Friends with cancer need lots of practical and emotional support from the day they are diagnosed, throughout their treatmeant, and after their active treatment is complete. You'll find many ideas in this book for ways to help: from simple gestures--like taking her dog for a walk or running an errand or telling a funny joke--to other tasks, like helping her with bookkeeping or filling in for her caregiver on certain days.You'll also learn ways to help your friend's family. A special section deals with death and dying.

You'll also learn--concisely, backed by extensive research--about the emotional changes your friend will experience as she journeys through the illness. You'll discover the different coping styles of those with canccer. You'll understand some of what your friend's children are feeling at this time and how you can help. You'll gain knowledge of the fears your friend will face after treatment. In an easy-to-read and easy-to-reference format, you'll find this and much more in CANCER: HOW FRIENDS CAN HELP.
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Editorial Reviews

(back cover of former print copy) - Rachel Naomi Remen, M.D.
"Wondering how to really be of help to someone with cancer? Somewhere in CANCER: HOW FRIENDS CAN HELP is something you will wish you had thought of. A wise, down-to-earth and easy reading book for anyone who wants to be a blessing to those they love in times of trouble."
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016563435
  • Publisher: Colleen Fullbright/Clear Creek Press
  • Publication date: 5/21/2013
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 432 KB

Meet the Author

Colleen Dolan Fullbright has been a part-time writer and journalist for over 30 years. She published articles for PARENTS Magazine when her children were young. She was a religion features' columnist for her city's newspaper, the Coloradoan. She's written numerous essays and published many non-fiction articles, including the story of a Cambodian family who survived the horrors of the Khmer Rouge. She writes on many topics that have piqued her interest or need to be written..

CANCER: HOW FRIENDS CAN HELP, available now for Nook readers, came about after extensive research and numerous interviews with cancer patients, their friends, family and caretakers. She herself was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2000 and realized what a vital and uplifting part friends and family play in one's journey through cancer. The information in this book will help others better understand the cancer experience as well as provide ways to help friends with cancer. Ms. Fullbright is a lifelong Colorado resident.
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