Triumphing Over Cancer Plus 40 Survival Strategies You Can Use If you're a cancer patient or a caregiver don't go through the experience without the helpful material in Triumphing Over Cancer Plus 40 Survival Strategies You Can Use. It's about engaging the threefold force of body, mind and spirit for the healing process. You won't go into battle alone. The wisdom of others will go with you through this book.
Patients have found inspiration and encouragement here. Dr. Judith Rolfs' studies in the field of psychoneuroimmunology enable her to blend the practical and the spiritual aspects necessary to survive. Marriage and family psychotherapist Rolfs knows the trauma you experience when cancer charges into your life or the precious life of someone you love. You're desperate to know how to get through as a survivor at the end of the battle. You seek information about physical and emotional challenges you'll face and need encouragement that others have made it through.
Triumphing Over Cancer Plus 40 Survival Strategies You Can Use was written in response to the real needs Dr. Rolfs observed during more than one hundred days and evenings she spent on cancer wards during her eighteen-year-old son's battle with this illness. Time and again, she says, I saw newly diagnosed cancer patients crumble under the news as if it were more death sentence than diagnosis. I realized they lacked the emotional, intellectual, and spiritual tools necessary to triumph.
Rolfs tells readers, I'm sad beyond words that cancer has entered your life because I know the trauma, the terrible pain, emotional as much as physical, that this disease brings to people. Our eighteen-year-old son has survived this cursed illness, and his life is forever touched not only by cancer, but also being hit by a drunk driver three months after his diagnosis. By God's grace plus the dedication and expertise of doctors and researchers our son lives thirty years later.
Her advice is don't despair, become a fighter. Fight with words and humor and the ideas you allow in your mind. Go into combat with prayer and nutrition and every weapon you can find. Death must never come too soon - live every lovely, grace-blessed moment. Triumphing Over Cancer Plus 40 Survival Strategies You Can Use is filled with practical pointers and positive suggestions.
It's designed to help patients make decisions for treatment, take control of their attitudes, maximize support from caregivers, and also understand where God is in all this. Where does the line get drawn between resignation to God's will and fighting for life? What practical helps does Scripture offer for dealing with a life-threatening illness?
You'll discover answers here and also find detailed methods for bringing humor and laughter into the hospital room. Patients have said these forty simple survival strategies made an amazing positive difference in their approach to surviving this difficult experience. It starts with a miracle story. You may not believe in God, but you can trust the truth being shared for you in these pages.
Triumphing Over Cancer Plus 40 Survival Strategies You Can Use provides encouragement for both patients and caregivers enabling them to go through the difficulty of diagnosis and treatment with dignity and faith. It's recommended as a bedside companion for every cancer patient.