The books listed here are all recommended by IBC list members. If you buy
them from Amazon through the links below, it will benefit the IBC community
by helping offset the costs of maintaining this site.
Soup for the Surviving Soul - yes, of course you need this book!
for the Mammogram! : Fighting Cancer With Faith, Hope, and a Healthy
Dose of Laughter - treats the subject with humour, but also
Medicine and Miracles - the classic book by Bernie Siegel. Very
inspirational. Be warned that some people find his attitudes offensive,
in particular, his implication that people bring cancer on themselves
through negative thinking.
as a Turning Point - encourages you to treat cancer as an opportunity
to put things right in your life that you've been putting off.
and Grit - the best book for caregivers available. The personal
journey of the writer and his wife who died of breast cancer; a very
honest, compassionate account. This is one of five books I'd take to
a desert island.
Lessons - a doctor's account of his wife's stomach cancer, and
how it changed his attitude.
Table Wisdom : Stories That Heal - real-life inspirational
to the Bone : Life-Threatening Illness and the Search for Meaning
- An exploration of the psychological and spiritual value of death,
loss, and illness.
No Place Like Hope : A Guide to Beating Cancer in Mind-Sized Bites
- "Fear doesnt defeat cancer. Empowered treatment defeats