Meg Stafford leads the chorus of people who have been treated for breast cancer. With a lens of joie de vivre and savor faire (all without breaking into French), Topic of Cancer: Riding the Waves of the Big C is about more than endurance. Stafford embraces the living that accompanies treatment. The listener meets Laser Lady, Plastic Guy, and Hugs as Stafford rides the riptides, including the listener on the daily choices that arise. She greets every emotion and quirky occurrence that washes into her life. Stafford honors the individual differences that create a unique set of options for each person addressing illness and what results is a connection to her, to ourselves, and to life itself.
©2011 Meg Stafford (P)2014 Meg Stafford
"A warm, witty and wise companion for the journey." (Fran Booth, LICSW therapist at The Healing Garden)
"This book should be required reading for medical students, physicians, and caregivers who want to learn more about what is going on inside the head of a patient facing cancer." (George D. Demetri, MD, Director, Ludwig Center at Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center)
"It's a great read, engrossing, hilarious, wonderfully tolerant of us weirdo medical types.... Deeply moving, wonderfully astute, and written with a wicked sense of humor." (Robin Schoenthaler, MD, Radiation Oncologist at Massachusetts General Hospital and Emerson Hospital)
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