Stand by Her: A Breast Cancer Guide for Men

Author(s): John W. Anderson


Scared. Shocked. Depressed. These words describe the more than one million women worldwide who are diagnosed with breast cancer every year. But they also apply to the husbands, fathers, sons, brothers, and friends to whom cancer sufferers turn for support. "Stand by Her" is written to help these men be the very best supporters they can be, combining solid practical advice with emotional guidance based both on the author's personal experience and his extensive research. Offering insight into medical, psychological, family, sexual, and financial issues. The book also provides an exhaustive section of print, online, and other resources for patients and caregivers. One day the war against breast cancer will be won. Until then, women need their men to help them fight. This landmark book will help any man overcome the fear and frustration of dealing with the disease, and arm him with the knowledge and resources he needs to Stand by Her.


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John Anderson is an Emmy-nominated director for Lifetime Television's "Stop Breast Cancer for Life" campaign and an award-winning writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, Rolling Stone, The Nation, and many other publications. He has helped his mother, wife, sister, and a close friend in their battles against breast cancer.

General Fields

  • : 9780814413913
  • : Amacom
  • : Amacom
  • : 0.444
  • : September 2009
  • : 229mm X 152mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John W. Anderson
  • : Paperback
  • : 2009
  • : 616.99449
  • : 272
  • : Coping with illness; Popular medicine