“You have breast cancer.” Each year thousands of people—women and men—hear those words. It’s likely that some time in your life, a friend or family member will hear those words. It may be you. Although your medical professional and even your brain may be telling you it’s definitely treatable and possibly even curable, it would be natural if your first emotions were panic and fear. Your next thoughts may be How can I deal with this?
From One Survivor to Another … to Another … to Another … A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Handbook shares the questions, the fears, and the hopes of individuals battling breast cancer. Authors Jean Hulsey and Angelia Hulsey Carpenter are mother and daughter—and breast cancer survivors. Hulsey was diagnosed in 2005 and Carpenter four years later. In this handbook, they tell how they helped each other through their cancer treatments despite living in different states. You will laugh and cry as they share the similarities and differences in their survival journeys. Survivor tips, cosurvivor actions, and journaling pages include everyone in the breast cancer journey.
Battling breast cancer is stressful, scary, and can sometimes make one feel alone. From One Survivor to Another … to Another … to Another … A Breast Cancer Survivor’s Handbook provides practical information and hope, two things that are pivotal to fighting and winning against breast cancer.