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Cancer is a Word, Not a Sentence


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/ Key title A six-step, practical guide that helps you through the first few weeks following diagnosis. / Foreword by Dr Miriam Stoppard / 1.2 million people in the UK are currently diagnosed with cancer, and each year more than a quarter of a million people are newly diagnosed. One in three of us will develop cancer of some sort in our lifetime / Sensible, informed approach to a difficult subject -- putting you in control / Accessible and upbeat, the author demystifies the idea of cancer and gives you strategies to cope / Dr Buckman will travel to the UK to promote the book

About the Author

Dr Robert Buckman received his medical degree from Cambridge University and was trained at Royal Marsden Hospital in London. He presented two top-rated UK television shows, Don't Ask Me and Where There's Life. He currently works as medical oncologist at the Princess Margaret Hospital, Toronto, and is the author of 16 books.


`This book should be compulsory reading for anyone involved in cancer care. The foreword by Dr Miriam Stoppard says it all! ... It looks and feels like a book that you would want to read, and a book to be kept as an easy-to-hand reference.'
Macmillan Cancer Support Directory, Cancer Carer

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