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When Cancer Strikes a Friend

What to Say, What to Do, and How to Help
Paperback Book
Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
October, 2012
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Publisher’s Description: 

Wondering what to say, how to
help, and/or what to know about your friend with cancer? Now, for the first
time, your questions will be answered in this supportive and instructional
guide on how to be there for your loved one in his or her time of need. When
Cancer Strikes a Friend
is a prescriptive, step-by-step guide
with menus of tried-and-true responses, bulleted examples, detailed sidebars,
and sound advice from cancer professionals.

In Bonnie Draegers debut
book, professionals provide authoritative treatments of topics,
including post-treatment; when friends live alone; pediatric and teen cancer
issues; talking to children about cancer; and food, teamwork, and more.
Featuring more than forty expert contributions, When Cancer Strikes a Friend
is the essential guide for friends and colleagues who truly want to help their
friends and familyacting as caregivers, listeners, and supportersfight a
winning battle against the Big C.

Key topics and issues

  • Finding your way
    as a friend
  • Gifts of friendship
  • Understanding the
    cancer experience
  • Sharing hope,
    peace, and spiritual care
  • Learning to
  • And more

When Cancer Strikes a Friend
is the essential book for anyone who knows someone with cancerthat is,

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