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Filled with practical tips, resources and personal stories, an empowering and candid guide to dealing with cancer as a single person.
Diagnosed with a rare form of ovarian cancer seven years ago, Tracy Maxwell understands the unique swirl of hopes and fears, insecurities and triumphs of a single person with cancer. In Being Single, with Cancer, she combines her experience, other survivors' personal stories, results of a survey of over 100 survivors, and advice from experts to help you navigate through each stage of your journey from diagnosis through treatment and beyond.
Maxwell shows you how to:
Get the support you need / Be your own advocate / Manage the emotional impacts, including loneliness, stress, and negative thinking / Address dating, sex, relationship and fertility issues / And much more
With honesty, humor, and hope, Being Single, with Cancer is a valuable reminder that you may be single, but you are not alone.
Praise for Being Single, with Cancer
Being Single, with Cancer contains the wisdom Tracy Maxwell has acquired the hard way: by experiencing cancer… Her book provides a roadmap through the cancer experience and contains the information which can help you to heal your life while in the process of curing your disease.
Bernie Siegel, MD
Author of Faith, Hope & Healing and
The Art of Healing
If you are single and have cancer, this book will be your new best friend. Tracy Maxwell provides spot-on support and excellent resources because she has been there herself.
Kelly Turner, PhD
New York Times bestselling author of
Radical Remission: Surviving Cancer Against All Odds
I have known Tracy for more than a decade, and watched her overcome many challenges, including cancer. It is through our own struggles that we learn to seek the growth and development that is possible when we embrace, rather than resist whatever comes our way. Being Single, With Cancer takes the reader on a spiritual journey that solidifies for them that they are not alone, they have options, they are lovable and loved, and further that they are powerful, inspirational and divine in their own right.
Author of Expectation Hangover,
Life Coach and Speaker
After hearing the three scariest words in the English language — you have cancer — on three separate occasions in college, I learned how difficult it can be for young adults to navigate cancer which is what led me to found the Ulman Cancer Fund for Young Adults, and what leads me to endorse Being Single, With Cancer. Like the Foundation, this book provides resources, support, guidance, and most of all, hope for those who may feel alone in facing cancer.
President/CEO, LIVESTRONG Foundation