Experts Tell Us the Best Cancer Survival Books

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This article showcases our top picks for the Best Cancer Survival Books. We reached out to industry leaders and experts who have contributed the suggestions within this article (they have been credited for their contributions below). We are keen to hear your feedback on all of our content and our comment section is a moderated space to express your thoughts and feelings related (or not) to this article This list is in no particular order.

Table of Contents

Walk Your Way to Better by Joyce Shulman

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This is a book about walking your way to better. Each section provides a thought-starter, a piece of information, a story, or research that I think is important. But I don’t want you to just read it. I want you to read a section and then lace up your sneakers and head out the door because while walking, your brain will process information in a unique way. When you finish the walk, take a moment to capture a few thoughts right away. If you don’t, the insights and ideas will disappear the same way a dream is lost if

Wishwork by Alexa Fischer

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What is your greatest wish? Do you want a new job? An influx of new clients? Zero credit card debt? A strong, healthy body? A passionate, exciting marriage? More free-time to relax in your backyard with a glass of Rosé? You don’t need a miracle to make your wish a reality. With Wishwork, you will visualize your #1 wish, write it down, focus on it, and take action for 21 days in a row to make your wish come true.

How to Starve Cancer by Jane Mclelland

This product was recommended by Ezra Kewa from 4ALLTECH

Telling her own story of how she overcame cancer Jane has provided a map of how to shut down cancer metabolism using low toxicity medications and supplements. For those who have stage IV, this book provides hope. The despair, the anger, the hope, the plan, the future; it’s all in this book. Every cancer patient, care-giver, a loved one should read this. Not only will it help you with a plan, it helps your soul. This book is not an alternative treatment – it does not take the place of actual cancer treatment if you need it. The information within this book is meant to work with everything that you do – treatment, food, exercise, supplements, along with re-purposed drugs that will metabolically target the cancer cells and hopefully help starve them to death. I recommend this book and it’s very caring author 100%.

When Breath Becomes Air by Paul Kalanithi

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When Breath Becomes Air is an astounding book written by Dr. Paul Kalanithi who was a neurosurgeon and battled stage 4 lung cancer. It is a story about his diagnosis and his decisions and this book is what this inspiring author used to face death. Unfortunately, Dr. Paul passed away while he was writing this book which makes it even more special.

Close to the Bone by Lisa Ray

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Close to the Bone is a heartening book by Lisa Ray, one of the first supermodels of India. She suffered from Multiple Myeloma at the age of 37 when life was just getting more exciting and joyful. She fought with cancer with great spirit and defeated it beautifully. It is about her life and her story as an actor, model, mother and a cancer survivor.

Help Me Live by Lori Hope

This product was recommended by Eric Smith from Kool Stories Ltd

In Help Me Live author storytelling and explanation are amazing. Author Lori Hope, a lung cancer survivor, shares her own lung cancer experience to help family members and friends to understand remarkable pain.

Thriver Soup by Heidi Bright

This product was recommended by Heidi Bright from ThriverSoup

Thriver Soup saved my life! said Jacqui R., a Registered Nurse in Cincinnati, OH. Discover a variety of holistic strategies for cushioning chemotherapy and softening surgery while feeling empowered to grow in personal awareness. Enhance your nutritional choices, stimulate your creative juices, foster your ability to transform mentally and emotionally, and deepen your connection with others and the Divine.

Grit Girl by Sunday Burquest

This product was recommended by Bridget Burnham from BurnBright Communications

After reading this book, I can hear Sunday’s powerful and empowering words come to me whenever I am going through something hard. Sunday tells her story with honesty and clarity, shedding light on the hard things with a message of hope and encouragement that we have what we need within us to make it through. As a cancer survivor and a former contestant on the show Survivor, Sunday practices what she preaches, showing the depths of her strength to the world. She recently shared that she is battling again – this time with a stage 4 esophageal cancer diagnosis. She is bravely and visibly sharing her message with the world in real time as she showcases what it takes to be a Grit Girl. Her book and her message are powerful and encouraging for people who are facing a diagnosis or supporting someone who is fighting cancer.

Written by Eve O'Rourke


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