This year 190,000--195,000 women will hear the words: "You have breast cancer". This essential sourcebook not only equips the patient and her loved ones for the medical experience of this journey but also provides guidance for the spiritual, emotional, and relational resources to meet this challenge.
Endorsed by the Christian Medical Association. 'You have breast cancer.' Nothing can prepare you for the devastating shock of those words. The fear and grief are mind-numbing, and yet somehow you still have to wade through a morass of medical concerns and practical decisions. How do you even begin to deal with it? The journey ahead may seem overwhelming, but you have a companion---one that will not only walk you and your loved ones through the practical concerns of treatment and support, but ground you in deep reassurance that God knows and cares. From her years of experience, breast cancer surgeon Sally M. Knox understands your needs and the issues you face. Guiding you through the flow of the medical experience in clear, accessible terms, she dispenses life-saving doses of hope, compassion, and faith. Filled with the best, most current medical advice, The Breast Cancer Care Book makes technical terms and complex choices easy to understand. And in the face of one of life's toughest trials, it reveals a God who is deeply loving and intimately involved in every step of your journey. * Practical help for every stage of treatment * Explanations of medical terms and choices * Biblical insights that team practical knowledge with spiritual strength * Help for building your support team * Sidebars for loved ones * Ideas for helping children cope * Much, much more.
Sally M. Knox, .., is a breast cancer surgeon at Baylor Medical Center in Dallas, Texas. She is a committed Christian, also involved in community and foreign missions.
Janet Kobobel Grant is the collaborator with Fern Nichols of Every Child Needs a Praying Mom and the author of several Women of Faith Bible studies. She lives with her husband in Santa Rosa, California.