Beat breast cancer like a boss 30 powerful stories

Ali Rogin

Book - 2020

"Edie Falco, Sheryl Crow, Athena Jones, Heidi Heitkamp, and an inspiring array of other breast cancer survivors and 'previvors' lend their voices to this collection of powerful stories. Drawing from first-hand interviews of successful, high-profile women from myriad industries and perspectives, award-winning journalist Ali Rogin brings together an all-star support and recovery team to inspire anyone confronting a cancer diagnosis, along with their loved ones. Learn how preeminent ...actresses, musicians, politicians, journalists, and entrepreneurs faced a formidable disease and put it in its place. In their own words, the women of Beat Breast Cancer Like a Boss inform and encourage by sharing their experiences and advice: how they told loved ones about their diagnoses, navigated treatment options, and managed the work/life/cancer balance. Rogin, too, faced great uncertainty when she tested positively for the BRCA1 genetic mutation at age twenty. She found answers in the vibrant community of breast cancer survivors and 'previvors' who also stared down the odds. With her brave decision to undergo a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy before even graduating college, Rogin joined this diverse sisterhood of women confronting breast cancer in its many forms with dignity, strength, and humor"--Amazon.com.

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Subjects
Genres
Anecdotes
Biographies
Published
[New York] : Diversion Books 2020.
Edition
First Diversion Books edition
Language
English
Item Description
Cover title.
Physical Description
xvii, 260 pages ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN
9781635767131
163576713X
Main Author
Ali Rogin (author)
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Review by Publisher Summary 1

An award-winning journalist provides readers with a star-studded support and recovery team through first-hand interviews of successful and high-profile woman who have confronted a cancer diagnoses including Edie Falco, Sheryl Crow, Athena Jones and Heidi Heitkamp. Original.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

"30 high-profile and celebrity breast cancer survivors and "previvors"--including Edie Falco, Sheryl Crow, and Athena Jones--lend their voices to this inspirational support and recovery roadmap for anyone braving a cancer diagnosis, along with their loved ones"--

Review by Publisher Summary 3

30 high-profile and celebrity breast cancer survivors and “previvors”—including Edie Falco, Sheryl Crow, and Athena Jones—lend their voices to this inspirational support and recovery roadmap for anyone braving a cancer diagnosis, along with their loved ones.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Edie Falco, Sheryl Crow, Athena Jones, Heidi Heitkamp, and an inspiring array of other breast cancer survivors and “previvors” lend their voices to this collection of powerful stories Drawing from first-hand interviews of successful, high-profile women from myriad industries and perspectives, award-winning journalist Ali Rogin brings together an all-star support and recovery team to inspire anyone confronting a cancer diagnosis, along with their loved ones. Learn how preeminent actresses, musicians, politicians, journalists, and entrepreneurs faced a formidable disease and put it in its place. In their own words, the women of Beat Breast Cancer Like a Boss inform and encourage by sharing their experiences and advice: how they told loved ones about their diagnoses, navigated treatment options, and managed the work/life/cancer balance. Rogin, too, faced great uncertainty when she tested positively for the BRCA1 genetic mutation at age twenty. She found answers in the vibrant community of breast cancer survivors and “previvors” who also stared down the odds. With her brave decision to undergo a prophylactic bilateral mastectomy before even graduating college, Rogin joined this diverse sisterhood of women confronting breast cancer in its many forms with dignity, strength, and humor.