The Cancer Survivor's Companion by Dr Frances Goodhart and Lucy Atkins
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 people 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.
If you are a cancer survivor yourself, or if you are supporting a loved one, friend, colleague or patient this highly recommended title is a vital read that will support you every step of the way.
With reassurance and understanding, authors with 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.
Highly commended in the Popular Medicine category at the BMA Medical Book Awards 2012
WINNER OF THE BEST HEALTH BOOK CATEGORY IN THE GUILD OF HEALTH WRITERS HEALTH WRITING AWARDS 2012