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Triumph: Getting Back

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The coauthors of Choices: Realistic Alternatives in Cancer Treatment assert that 60% of all serious cancers can be cured, and accordingly direct this superbly organized, kindly book to the millions of cancer patients whom they hope will be "triumphers" (those who overcome the disease by taking an active role in its treatment and maintaining a positive outlook). The frequent use of statistical data based on survivors' experiences situates the cancer patient within a larger community, and, consequently, the reader feels less isolated and afraid. In addition, the book's question-and-answer format is particularly helpful to those who, dealing with the shock of bad news, find themselves better able to assimilate information distributed in small doses. An especially praiseworthy section, "The Days Ahead," calmly and instructively deals with the triumpher's greatest fear: recurrence of the illness. Pragmatic advice distinguishes nearly every page (details about a program that teaches beauty tips to camouflage the effects of cancer or its treatments, summer camps for children with cancer, etc.).
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