The Cancer Olympics

February 16, 2017|
The Cancer Olympics by Robin McGee


National Indie Excellence Award Finalist (2016) for Cancer. Pinnacle Book Achievement Award Winner (2016) for Best Inspirational. Feathered Quill Book Awards Silver Medal for Best Inspirational (2016). Book Excellence Award Finalist (2016) for Inspiration. International Book Award Finalist (2015) for Health-Cancer. Readers’ Favorite Award Finalist (2015) for Grief-Hardship. USA Best Book Award Finalist (2015) for Health-Cancer. Listed in The 55 Best Self-Published Books of 2015 – Kirkus IndieReader. Diagnosed with a late-stage cancer, after years of bungled and inadequate medical attention…and then to discover that the best-practice chemotherapy is not available in your province. After her delayed diagnosis of colorectal cancer, Robin McGee reaches out to her community using a blog entitled “Robin’s Cancer Olympics.” Often uplifting and humourous, the blog posts and responses follow her into the harsh landscape of cancer treatment, medical regulation, and provincial politics. If she and her supporters are to be successful in lobbying the government for the chemotherapy, she must overcome many formidable and frightening hurdles. And time is running out. . . A true story, The Cancer Olympics is a suspenseful and poignant treatment of an unthinkable situation, an account of advocacy and survival that explores our deepest values regarding democracy, medicine, and friendship. Half of the proceeds from the sale of this book go to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada.

Title:The Cancer Olympics
Format:Kobo ebook
Published:February 16, 2017
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781460229156

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