Hope In The Face Of Cancer

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Amy Givler, M.D. a cancer survivor, shares her experience and the stories of others with the voice of encouragement, faith, and strength she so desperately needed at the point of her diagnosis. With medical knowledge and insight into the path to come, Dr. Givler is able to offer answers and hope as she discusses:
looking at cancer through the lens of hope seeking, evaluating, and making decisions for treatment drawing closer to God along the ...
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Hope in the Face of Cancer: A Survival Guide for the Journey You Did Not Choose

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Overview

Amy Givler, M.D. a cancer survivor, shares her experience and the stories of others with the voice of encouragement, faith, and strength she so desperately needed at the point of her diagnosis. With medical knowledge and insight into the path to come, Dr. Givler is able to offer answers and hope as she discusses:
looking at cancer through the lens of hope seeking, evaluating, and making decisions for treatment drawing closer to God along the journey facing family and friends
Dr. Givler shares more than professional wisdom; she extends her friendship. And as a fellow survivor she provides a comforting presence during an experience that too often is mired in uncertainty, fear, and loneliness.
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Amy Givler is a physician and professor of family medicine at Louisiana State University. She is also a cancer survivor who writes from both a personal and professional standpoint in Hope in the Face of Cancer, her first book. In it, she offers medical advice and encouraging statistics about the improving rates of cancer survival; draws upon her own story to hearten anxious readers; and guides them through the bewildering array of treatment choices. The volume closes with an appendix about cancer organizations, Web sites and relevant medical literature. This helpful book will comfort many Christians who have been diagnosed with the dreaded disease. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780736909907
  • Publisher: Harvest House Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/1/2003
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 655,279
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Meet the Author

Amy Givler, M.D., a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Comprehensive Care at Louisiana State University Medical Center. She writes a regular medical column for HomeLife magazine. She and her husband, Don, also a family physician, have three children and live in Monroe, Louisiana.
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