Surviving Cancer

Surviving Cancer

by Jane Bingham

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Overview

Surviving Cancer by Jane Bingham

Ancient legends are full of heroes. But heroes also exist in real life. They may not fight dragons, but their challenges can be just as awesome. In Real Life Heroes, we look at true stories of courage and heroism in the face of persecution, disaster, addiction, and disease.

Surviving Cancer contains ten true stories about young people who faced cancer-either coping with the disease themselves or helping a member of their family-and who all came out the other side. The book also contains an introduction and fact boxes with information about cancer.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781848376946
Publisher: Arcturus Publishing
Publication date: 08/01/2010
Series: Real Life Heroes Series
Pages: 46
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 11 - 14 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

Jemma's Story-Overcoming Leukemia 10

Ben's Story-Surviving Osteosarcoma 16

Ellie's Story-Living with Lymphoma 22

Amit's Story-Beating Brain Cancer 26

Sam's Story-Baseball Saw Me Through 30

Josh's Story-Spreading the Word 32

Maya and Her Donor-A Special Friendship 36

Tom and Megan's Story-Cancer in the Family 38

Amy's Story-Losing Dad 40

Abi's Story-Cancer Nurse 42

Glossary 44

Further Information 45

Index 46

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