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Author Schneider, Myra, 1936-

Title Writing my way through cancer / Myra Schneider
Published London ; New York : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2003
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Description 1 online resource (208 pages)
Contents Writing My Way Through Cancer; Contents; Poems in the book; Notes and Lists; Acknowledgements; Part I: Journal; Chapter One Investigation; Chapter Two Diagnosis; Chapter Three Hospital; Chapter Four Recovery From The Operation 1; Chapter Five Recovery From The Operation 2; Chapter Six First Encounter with Chemotherapy; Chapter Seven Interlude in Nice; Chapter Eight Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy 1; Chapter Nine Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy 2; Chapter Ten The After Effects of Double Treatment; Chapter Eleven The Final Cycles of Chemotherapy
Summary Diagnosed with breast cancer in February 2000, poet and author Myra Schneider turned to her writing to help her come to terms with the experience. In this thoughtful and readable book, she illustrates how writing helped her through diagnosis, treatment and recovery as well as the change in self-image following her mastectomy. In her frank expression of intense fear, anger and doubt, Myra Schneider includes notes and finished poems written during her period of recovery. She also offers practical support in the form of therapeutic writing suggestions for cancer sufferers, whether they are experi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-199) and index
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Subject Schneider, Myra, 1936- -- Health.
Breast -- Cancer -- Patients -- United States -- Biography.
Cancer patients' writings.
Creative writing -- Therapeutic use.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1417501979 (electronic bk.)
9781417501977 (electronic bk.)
(paperback; alk. paper)