Recommended Reading and Helpful Links

Recommended Reading and Helpful Links
December 6, 2017 Alene Nitzky

The following is a list of recommended readings and links to which I referred the reader in Navigating The C.Ā  Please check back frequently as the list will be updated.

Please leave your recommendations in a comment if you have favorites. (Comments will be moderated).

Recommended readings

Brawley, Otis W. How We Do Harm: A Doctor Breaks Ranks About Being Sick in America. 2011. St. Martinā€™s Press.

Ehrenclou, Martine. The Take-Charge Patient. 2012. Lemon Grove Press.

Gainer, Beth. Calling the Shots in Your Medical Care. 2016. I-Beam Publishing.

Gawande, Atul. Being Mortal: Medicine and What Matters in the End. 2014. Metropolitan Books.

Leaf, Clifton. The Truth in Small Doses. 2013. Simon & Schuster.

Roby, Mark. Lifelines to Cancer Survival: A New Approach to Personalized Care. 2015. Integrative Medicine Publishing.

Stordahl, Nancy. Getting Past the Fear: A Guide to Help You Mentally Prepare for Chemotherapy. 2014.


Personal Accounts by Patients/Survivors

Allen, Apryl. A Tango with Cancer: My Perilous Dance with Healthcare & Healing. 2016. Oray Publishing.

Brokaw, Tom. A Lucky Life Interrupted: A Memoir of Hope. 2015. Random House.

Stordahl, Nancy. Cancer Wasn’t a Gift and It Didn’t Make Me a Better Person. 2016.

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