Official Review: Personal Encounters with Cancer

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Re: Official Review: Personal Encounters with Cancer

Post by Samuel Waragu » 13 Jan 2018, 01:41

It is a pleasure that the six people in this book have taken the courage to have their real lives with cancer documented. It is a worthwhile reading.
“If things start happening, don't worry, don't stew, just go right along and you'll start happening too.”~Dr. Theodor Seuss Geisel (1904-1991)

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Post by chrystalheart » 13 Jan 2018, 01:55

It was difficult for me to even read the sample of the book. I have lost three family members to cancer. The sample begins with a scene in Tucson, which was where I lost my beloved stepfather to brain cancer. For me, talking about or even thinking about cancer is very hard, but for other it is healing. My Mom sometimes needs to talk about it. My Stepmom also needs to talk about the death of my brother, Michael. This book fits that niche. The niche of those who need to share experiences and who find comfort and commiseration in other tales that, while different, embrace the shock and the day to day experiences that those with cancer (and their loved ones) share.

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Post by Umm_Zahra » 13 Jan 2018, 02:06

It is truly inspirational and courageous to have people share their private fights with the dreaded disease. Illness is never a walk down the park. Thanks to the author for showing us just how much cancer can affect us all.

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Post by Phikim » 13 Jan 2018, 02:21

It's a valid information in today's life. Today cancer is rampant and threatening. Not respector or of age, status, race etc. And therefore having such content can change or educate a reader. Congrats on being BOTD
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Post by Amywonder » 13 Jan 2018, 02:30

I have a personal grudge against cancer. My favourite aunt died from it, just when we thought it was all over, it reoccured. I long for the day cancer can be cured within a few days of the diagnosis.
Thank you Margaret Phalor Barnhart for writing this book, giving us an indepth of what cancer patients go through, and giving hope that its not the end of the world

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Post by Damorela00 » 13 Jan 2018, 02:35

This motivational book is about 6 types of Cancer! Marge Barnhart tells the stories from survivors point of view to anyone who thinks any type of Cancer means death sentence. Read this wonderful book about survivors of Lung, Bladder, Metastases, Prostate, Tongue & Breast cancers

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Post by chasewithme » 13 Jan 2018, 03:12

The author accounts for her experience with cancer and it is pretty spot-on for those who have similar experiences either personally or having it happen to a family member. The story can get quite dark if you do not take pause in the morass of details, but can be quite light reading for those who do not hunker down on the pain, but rather follow the growing optimism of the author which becomes increasingly evident after each page. It is an important book for anyone who wants to escape the darkness of cancer and listen to a survivor's tale.

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Post by babathoust » 13 Jan 2018, 04:18

Cancer encounters can be horrifying, this book could help us identify with them.

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Post by REENA BEN » 17 Jan 2018, 02:41

This book is for science fields students who intend to become Doctors. It is suitable for those also who can know the worse circumstances of cancer disease.

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