The 10 Best Questions for Surviving Breast Cancer is an indispensable resource that empowers patients to take charge of their treatment and recovery and become "the ultimate informed consumer" of their own medical care.
A good mind knows the right answers...but a great mind knows the right questions. And never are the Best Questions more important than after a diagnosis of breast cancer.
Drawing on cutting-edge research and original interviews -- including with former surgeon general C. Everett Koop, bestselling author Dr. Susan Love, well-known breast cancer survivors like Betty Rollin, and experts at the top cancer-care centers in the world -- The 10 Best Questions™ for Surviving Breast Cancer is a guide you'll take with you into your doctor's office and keep close to you through every step of your treatment and recovery. In addition to the medical questions, you'll also learn what you need to ask your friends, colleagues, and loved ones so that the rest of your life doesn't take a backseat to your diagnosis:
"How many days I can afford to be out?" (p. 211)
"What questions are my children likely to ask?" (p. 261)
"When will I be comfortable being intimate again with my partner?" (p. 234)
With a wealth of resources and up-to-the-minute information, The 10 Best Questions™ for Surviving Breast Cancer shows you how to move past a scary diagnosis and use the power of questions to become your own best advocate for your emotional, mental, physical, and financial health.
Dede Bonner, Ph.D.,
a.k.a. “the Question Doctor,” is on the graduate business faculties of The George Washington University and Curtin University
in Perth, Western Australia
. She is an internationally acclaimed expert in questioning skills and money-saving “Best Questions” for CEOs and other clients. A former political analyst for the federal government, Dr. Bonner
is the owner of the 10 Best Questions, LLC and New Century Management, Inc. She has a doctorate of education in executive leadership.
"Every woman diagnosed with breast cancer should read this excellent guide; highly recommended for all libraries." -- Library Journal (starred review)