Breast Cancer: The Little Book of Hope

Breast Cancer: The Little Book of Hope

by Joyce Giannini


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Highly inspirational as well as educational, through beautifully written poetry and prose this book will provide readers with an unusually positive and comforting way to look at their breast cancer experience. Breast Cancer blends narrative and poetry writing in order to assist women who have recently been diagnosed with breast cancer in understanding and getting through the procedures ahead of them with a sense of hope, guidance, and humor. Readers will learn how to look and feel beautiful both during and after having to go through a mastectomy and chemotherapy. The author, having had 2 other immediate family members (her mother and sister) who have survived breast cancer without being pregenetically disposed to the disease, also addresses the reasons why beef in America is causing the proliferation of all kinds of cancer. Having survived breast cancer twice herself with a current 95% cure prognosis, the author is able to provide readers with a true sense of peace as they conquer the disease by reaching out, becoming strong and proactive in their treatment and recovery.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780979892103
Publisher: Giannini Press
Publication date: 03/31/2008
Pages: 103
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Joyce Giannini decided to have a prophylactic (preventative) mastectomy where they found the beginning stages of berast cancer. Her fraternal twin, Sharon, has been a vegetarian for much of her adult life and has not had breast cancer unlike most of the women in her family. Giannini received her masters in Clinical Psychology from Pepperdine University. Shesince worked with adults as well as foster children, conducting assessments and providing individual therapy.

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