Dancing With Fear: Tips And Wisdom From Breast Cancer Survivors
This approach has the benefit of giving a wide range of reactions to each step of the cancer journey. Some women take the positive approach, some seethe with rage; some follow their doctors’ advice, others question every treatment; some benefit from survivors’ groups, others find them depressing and overly disease-oriented. It shows that there is no single right way to deal with this devastating illness.
The cover picture of an enormous engulfing wave graphically demonstrates how the author felt when she received her diagnosis, and judging from the heartfelt response to her book, the image and the title obviously resonate.
In her introduction, Peltosaari writes, “I can never unhear the diagnosis of cancer.” What she has done with this experience should inspire and comfort those with this disease, and educate their friends and families. mRb