The Cancer Survivor's Companion

The Cancer Survivor's Companion

Practical ways to cope with your feelings after cancer

by Lucy Atkins and Dr. Frances Goodhart

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 08/01/2013

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Coping with life after cancer can be tough. The idea that the end of successful treatment brings relief and peace just isn't true for countless survivors. Many feel unexpectedly alone, worried and adrift. You're supposed to be getting your life 'back on track' but your life has changed. You have changed.



With reassurance and understanding, Dr Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins help readers deal with the emotional fallout of cancer whether it's days, months or years since the treatment ended. Drawing on Dr Goodhart's extensive experience working in the NHS with cancer survivors, this guide is packed with practical and simple self-help tools to tackle issues such as worry and anxiety, depression and low mood, anger, low self-esteem and body image, relationships and sex, fatigue, sleep and relaxation.



If you are a cancer survivor, this book will support you every step of the way. If you are supporting a loved one, friend, colleague or your patient, this is a vital read.
ISBN:
9780749954901
9780749954901
Category:
Coping with illness & specific conditions
Format:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
08-01-2013
Language:
English
Publisher:
Little, Brown Book Group
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
288
Dimensions (mm):
199x132x20mm
Weight:
0.2kg
Lucy Atkins

Lucy Atkins is an award-winning feature journalist and author, as well as a Sunday Times book critic.

She has written for many newspapers, including the Guardian, The Times, The Sunday Times, and the Telegraph, as well as magazines such as Psychologies, Red, Woman and Home and Grazia.

She lives in Oxford.

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