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Planet Cancer: The Frequently Bizarre Yet Always Informative Experiences and Thoughts of Your Fellow Natives

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Tapping the collective wisdom of the young adult cancer community 

Each year, nearly 70,000 young adults between 18 and 40 are diagnosed in the United States with cancer. While there are many sources of information for patients, the special concerns of this age group are rarely discussed. One remarkable exception is PlanetCancer.org. For nearly a decade, those in this “gap”
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Paperback, 272 pages
Published September 1st 2010 by Lyons Press (first published December 30th 2008)
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Melissa
Apr 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
If you fight for your life thanks to cancer, this is a must read because only YOU will laugh so hard, cry so hard and totally get it! This is great therapy, so great that I have purchased so many of these books and given them away to my fellow peers. I promise you, you’ll laugh so well! Caution: sharing with non natives might make them think you’ve lost your mind!
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Jan 30, 2011 rated it it was amazing
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As a young person, okay fairly young, with a type of cancer not normally found in women of my age I found it incredibly hard to find out information about my cancer and how to deal with everything. There's not a whole lot of books out there that explains what to expect when you go into snap-menopause at 31. I finally found this book which is excellent and yes, even funny. It is also a website and the book is full of actual stories from all walks of life in a language that is easily readable and ...more
Elaine W
May 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Indispensable, go-to book for any young adult facing cancer; equally indispensable for family, significant others. BEST advice I was given: buy two copies, one for each of you. Mine is marked all to hell and WELL thumbed.
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