The Human Side Of Cancer: Living with Hope, Coping with Uncertainty

Paperback | October 2, 2001

byJimmie Holland

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For more than twenty years, Dr. Holland has pioneered the study of psychological problems of cancer patients and their families -- whom she calls "the real experts." In The Human Side of Cancer, she shares what she has learned from all of them about facing this life-threatening illness and what truly helps along the cancer journey. This book is the next best thing to sitting in Dr. Holland's office and talking with her about the uncertainty and anxiety elicited by this disease. And it is a book that inspires hope -- through stories of the simple courage of ordinary people confronting cancer.

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For more than twenty years, Dr. Holland has pioneered the study of psychological problems of cancer patients and their families -- whom she calls "the real experts." In The Human Side of Cancer, she shares what she has learned from all of them about facing this life-threatening illness and what truly helps along the cancer journey. Thi...

Jimmie C. Holland, M.D., is chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York City and professor of psychiatry at Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. Holland received the American Cancer Society's highest award, the Medal of Honor, in 1994. She lives in S...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:October 2, 2001Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006093042X

ISBN - 13:9780060930424

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“Dr. Holland’s book is a clear no-nonsense, and above all compassionate guide that tells you all the things you wanted to know but were afraid to ask. Don’t go to the doctor without it.” (Kathleen Chalfant, star of the play Wit)