Description: This is an inspirational guide to living through cancer, starting with the initial diagnosis.
Purpose: The author intends this book to assist oncology clients to learn to cope with the diagnosis of cancer through helpful hints to navigate through diagnosis, treatment, and survivorship. The author encourages readers to create a survivorship plan using the "LEARN" system to guide the healing process.
Audience: Although this book is targeted at individuals diagnosed with cancer, it also may be a useful resource for healthcare professionals helping clients cope with the diagnosis. The author is a physician with a variety of experience in the field of oncology.
Features: This easy-to-read book addresses issues oncology clients are likely to encounter in treatment and survivorship. It provides worksheets that enable readers to apply and individualize the information. Key points are highlighted in tables.
Assessment: This is a well-written resource that provides a unique approach to help clients with cancer cope with their diagnosis.