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Straight from the Heart By Anil Malhotra
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This book is a journey of a heart patient over a period of three years. It takes the point of view of the patient and the caregivers.
Straight from the Heart By Dr. Anil Malhotra
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Heart disease is rapidly becoming one of the major causes of death in western countries and, increasingly, in developing countries as well. This book is an attempt to address the very difficult issue... More > of what a heart patient and his family need to adjust to after the panic of the heart attack is over and the necessary emergency measures have been taken at the hospital. How does one adjust to a life of reduced expectations, of continuous fear of the unknown having touched the edge of mortality? Does one give up on all worldly pleasures and seek refuge in a careful, deliberate withdrawal from all things joyful? Or does one reorganize one's life to be one of even greater and deeper pleasures and moment? In this book, the author, who was diagnosed with chronic heart failure as a result of a heart attack and given but a few years to live by the best of medical opinions, describes his struggles to understand and to come to terms with his predicament.< Less
Living with Cancer: A Journey By Andrew Griffith
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In June 2009, Andrew Griffith’s life turned upside down with his diagnosis of mantle cell lymphoma, an aggressive and incurable form of lymphoma. Join Andrew through his treatment, recovery,... More > relapse and further treatment over a three year period, as he is faced with numerous physical, emotional and relationship challenges. This book recounts one man’s experience, reactions and reflections on how he comes to terms with his fate, and how he realizes that his disease, while about him, is also about how we all react and support one another during times of need. This is a story of appreciation for the bigger and smaller things in life; of reflection, and on how not to take life for granted. Of interest to those living with cancer, those close to them, or those who wonder "what if", as well as health professionals wishing to gain a better understanding of the patient experience.< Less
Leukemia for Chickens By Roger Madoff
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Roger Madoff was diagnosed with leukemia in 2002. After enduring two years of chemotherapy and radiation, two stem-cell transplants and numerous immuno-suppressive treatments, he felt strong enough... More > to write about his experience. Roger was a reporter for Bloomberg News and lived in New York City with his wife, Jen, and dog, Milo. He died on April 15, 2006, at the age of 32, from the debilitating side effects of his second transplant. This book is filled with the strength, humor, love and hope that defined his life. For more information, please visit: www.leukemiaforchickens.com< Less
Leukemia for Chickens By Roger Madoff
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Roger Madoff was diagnosed with leukemia in 2002. After enduring two years of chemotherapy and radiation, two stem-cell transplants and numerous immuno-suppressive treatments, he felt strong enough... More > to write about his experience. Roger was a reporter for Bloomberg News and lived in New York City with his wife, Jen, and dog, Milo. He died on April 15, 2006, at the age of 32, from the debilitating side effects of his second transplant. This book is filled with the strength, humor, love and hope that defined his life. For more information, please visit: www.leukemiaforchickens.com< Less
Taking Vienna By Kevin Berry
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Taking Vienna grew out of my victorious battle with Mantle Cell Lymphoma. A message of hope, grit, and advice for new and long term cancer patients, it is meant as both encouragement and a resource... More > for those fighting cancer, and the people supporting them. The price reflects Lulu's printing cost only, there is no profit being made on this Earth. All profits deferred to my ultimate retirement bank up there!< Less
Taking Vienna By Kevin Berry
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Taking Vienna grew out of my victorious battle with Mantle Cell Lymphoma. A message of hope, grit, and advice for new and long term cancer patients, it is meant as both encouragement and a resource... More > for those fighting cancer, and the people supporting them. The price reflects Lulu's printing cost only, there is no profit being made on this Earth. All profits deferred to my ultimate retirement bank up there!< Less
My Bout with Multiple Myeloma By Dennis Dinger
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In 2008, the author was diagnosed with Multiple Myeloma, which is a blood plasma cancer. This book chronicles the author’s battle — to include the times prior to diagnosis, the diagnosis... More > itself, the treatments (four cycles of chemotherapy followed by one high dose cycle and an autologous stem cell transplant), and the recuperation period following all treatments. Since 2009, the cancer has been in complete remission. In this book, the author includes descriptions of most of the procedures to which he was subject, and he gives helpful hints and suggestions to others who may have to deal with this or other cancers. The book was written for those who have been similarly diagnosed, as well as for their family members and friends who may be called upon to support their loved ones through similar battles.< Less
Chasing the Cure By Doris Razo
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This is a biographic journal of a woman who, in the prime of her life, is diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease. Doris was always an upbeat and optimistic person and chose to view the brighter... More > side of life. She challenged each day with vigor and energy. Ultimately a strange and mysterious disease would invade her physiological internal world and wreak havoc with her whole existence. How does one undergo a life-altering event? Follow her courageous journey from confronting this autoimmune disease to the psychological transformation as she sifts through the maze of doctors and treatments. She comes to the realization only one experimental treatment could save her. Read her inspirational and courageous story. A portion of sale proceeds will be donated to the Scleroderma Foundation.< Less
Chasing the Cure By Doris Razo
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This is a biographic journal of a woman who, in the prime of her life, is diagnosed with a rare autoimmune disease. Doris was always an upbeat and optimistic person and chose to view the brighter... More > side of life. She challenged each day with vigor and energy. Ultimately a strange and mysterious disease would invade her physiological internal world and wreak havoc with her whole existence. How does one undergo a life-altering event? Follow her courageous journey from confronting this autoimmune disease to the psychological transformation as she sifts through the maze of doctors and treatments. She comes to the realization only one experimental treatment could save her. Read her inspirational and courageous story. A portion of sale proceeds will be donated to the Scleroderma Foundation.< Less