Mom, I'm having trouble swallowing." With these words from fourteen-year-old Jessica, the Clark family is plunged into the frightening realm of cancer diagnosis and treatment. The diagnosis is squamous cell esophageal cancer, an adult cancer rarely seen in one so young. This painfully honest account, written from a mother's heart, describes the harrowing roller coaster ride a family endures when a child is diagnosed with cancer. It is the true story of the indomitable spirit of a child, the love and faith of her family, the skill and caring of dedicated physicians, and the sustaining power and grace of our God. Linda Hovestadt Clark and her husband were raising three beautiful daughters when their youngest was diagnosed with esophageal cancer, rarely seen in children. The family's world was upended. Linda, having worked in the medical field for over thirty years, demystifies cancer treatment for her readers, but even more importantly, her faith enables her to see God at work through her daughter's illness. Linda has crafted an inspiring and uplifting story she's eager to share.
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Book Description Pleasant Word-A Division of WinePress Publishing, 2006. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG1414106939