Everything Changes The Insider's Guide to Cancer in Your 20's And 30's

ISBN-10: 0470294027
ISBN-13: 9780470294024
Authors: Kairol Rosenthal
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According to Rosenthal, the 'survivorship experience' has become a cultural phenomenon used to advance cancer on a national political level, increase awareness, and to rally for needed psychosocial support services. Survivorship stories have also created a public identity of who a cancer patient - even a young adult cancer patient, is: vocal, outspoken, sassy, sexy, insightful, spiritual, grateful, empowered. Through this book, she hopes to rip young adult cancer patients from the confines of these limited descriptors and perceptions and reveal who they are not in simple definitions but in the complexities of their real daily lives; what they think about lying in bed at night, what they…    

Author bio:

Kairol Rosenthal is a patient advocate for young adults with cancer. She is a lecturer on healthcare issues at Columbia College and a teacher at Gilda's Club. With ten years of public speaking experience, Rosenthal presents interactive discussion forums for students, cancer survivors, and healthcare professionals nationwide and has been interviewed in Harpers' Bazaar. Her writing on cancer and young adult identity was published in Help Me Live: Twenty Things People With Cancer Want You To Know (Ten Speed Press, 2005) and she served as a consulting author for Twenty-Something, Twenty-Everything: A Young Woman's Guide to Balance and Direction in Her Quarter-Life (New World Library, 2005). She…    

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Binding: Paperback Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Canada, Limited Number of pages: 256 Dimensions: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall Weight: 0.660 lbs. Language: English