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Saving Face: My Victory over Skin Cancer

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This gripping memoir tells the story of a survivor of a 32-year battle with basal cell skin cancer that required 4 major cancer removal surgeries, the amputation of her nose, and 18 reconstructive surgeries to restore it. In her youth, like many young people of the 1920s and 1930s, Carolyn Shuck underwent X-ray treatments for acne—a medical procedure that almost certainly ...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 1st 2000 by Paul S. Eriksson
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Feb 18, 2011 Cindy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: memoir, medical
Fascinating memoir of a woman's battle with basal cell cancer on her face. This classy lady rarely feels any self pity. A very inspiring book. Like many teens in the 1920's and 30's Carolyne received x-ray treatment for acre. 90% of these people have developed skin cancer.

Her cancer kept recurring for many years. In 1974 alone, she went to Dr. Mohs in Madison, Wisconsin ten times and had 2 or 3 removed each time. He was the world's greatest skin cancer surgeon. Later she met a Dr. Klein of Buffa
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