This book is a finalist for the 2016 Readers' Favorites Award. It was awarded a President's Award in Humor and another in Health for 2016 from the Florida Authors and Publisher's Association. From multiple award-winning author, Angelina Assanti, comes this humorous look at life as a cancer patient. From radical surgery to chemo and radiation, she's been through it all. Determined to keep her sense of humor, she reveals the difficulties cancer patients face when it comes to friends, families, co-workers and treatment. This book is a must-read for anyone who has been touched by this life-changing diagnosis. Readers' Favorite gave this book five stars and said,"Assanti's prose is beautiful and she knows how to connect with readers through her masterful use of humor." and book "Can be aptly described as hilarious, a rare gift to cancer patients and those who take care of people suffering with terminal illnesses." In July of 2015, Angelina learned that she had cervical cancer. When she went for treatment at the local cancer center, and entered the bookstore there, she noticed all that they sold were clinical books. When she asked the clerk at the shop why there weren't any humorous books about cancer, the lady scoffed at her and said no one would want a funny cancer book. Angelina said she was sick of reading educational books and wanted a funny cancer book. She knew if she couldn't get one, she had to write one! And after talking to many patients and health care providers in the building, she discovered they all wanted funny books about cancer too! The patients wanted to read them and the staff wanted to hand them out to their patients. Angelina describes what it's like to be a cancer patient and go through the procedures. Besides any physical changes involved, all cancer patients go through psychological changes. No matter if you have Stage I, Stage II, Stage III or Stage IV, every cancer patient experiences the same things. This is especially true when it comes to other people finding out and dealing with the disease. This book is also helpful to friends and families of the patient, so they can understand what someone with this diagnosis is going through. Though the subject is serious, because Angelina is a comedy writer, she has a hard time taking everything seriously. So, even people who don't have cancer enjoy the book and appreciate the humor.
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Book Description The City of Palms Publishing Co., 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0692568255
Book Description The City of Palms Publishing Co., 2016. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. 1st edition. 110 pages. 8.43x5.87x0.75 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0692568255