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The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook, by Kathy Steligo

No woman wants to lose her breasts. But when mastectomy is necessary, you have options to recreate what breast cancer takes away. This best-selling book objectively explains the benefits and limitations of each of these options, so that you can decide which, if any, is right for you.

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Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer, by Sue Friedman, DVM, Rebecca Sutphen, MD, and Kathy Steligo

If you're concerned that the cancer in your family is hereditary, you face difficult choices. Should you have a blood test to see if you carry a BRCA gene mutation that raises your risk of disease? Should you preemptively treat a disease that may never develop? How do you make decisions now that will affect the rest of your life? This helpful, informative guide answers your questions no matter where you are on the hereditary cancer journey.

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Monthly Weekly Planners from Blue Sky

Blue Sky 2015 Planners come in a range of sizes and styles to fit your life. Tabbed weekly and monthly calendar views allow for ample writing space and detailed scheduling. Blue Sky proudly supports Breastcancer.org, the leading online source of breast cancer information. A portion of sales supports Breastcancer.org. Price: $12.99 - $16.99

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Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer, by Marisa Weiss, M.D. and Ellen Weiss

Breastcancer.org President and Founder Marisa Weiss, M.D. has completely updated her groundbreaking book, Living Beyond Breast Cancer. Under its new title, Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer, readers will get new tips on surviving breast cancer and overcoming the challenges that follow.

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Taking Care of Your "Girls," by Marisa Weiss, M.D. and Isabel Friedman

Dr. Weiss and her 18-year-old daughter, Isabel, have co-authored Taking Care of Your "Girls:" A Breast Health Guide for Girls, Teens, and In-Betweens, published by Random House. They talk candidly about breast development and breast health — separating myths from facts and detailing everyday steps to improve breast health and reduce breast cancer risk over a lifetime.

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7 Minutes! How to Get The Most From Your Doctor Visit, by Marisa Weiss, M.D.

Written by the President and Founder of Breastcancer.org, 7 Minutes! How to Get the Most From Your Doctor Visit provides expert advice to help you find the right doctor, get answers, and manage your doctor-patient relationship with confidence.

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Lift, by Kelly Corrigan

Lift is a wonderful book by the talented Kelly Corrigan, a breast cancer survivor. Written as a letter to her own children, this book contains three poignant stories of the emotional vulnerabilities and gratifications of raising children.

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The Middle Place, by Kelly Corrigan

Kelly Corrigan, a longtime friend of Breastcancer.org, wrote this touching account of her experience of being in "that sliver of time when parenthood and childhood overlap," including her personal experience with breast cancer and taking care of her father as he encountered late-stage cancer.

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The Family Dinner, by Laurie David and Kirstin Uhrenholdt

The Family Dinner: Great Ways to Connect with Your Kids, One Meal at a Time is an inspirational, practical -- and, of course, green -- guide to the most important hour in your family’s day, dinnertime. With input from more than 50 experts in everything from parenting to poetry to pasta, this book is chock full of fantastic family-approved recipes, dinner conversation starters, ways to express gratitude, green values for the kitchen, and a whole lot more. The Family Dinner will help families cut through the fog of computers, television, texting, and busy schedules and will help overwhelmed parents re-discover the joy of this time-honored ritual.

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Cancer Vixen, by Marisa Acocella Marchetto

Meet Marisa, a self-described "shoe-crazy, lipstick-obsessed, wine-swilling, pasta-slurping, fashion-fanatic, single-forever, about-to-get-married big-city girl cartoonist with a fabulous life." Her graphic memoir, Cancer Vixen, describes what happens when she finds a lump in her breast.

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Cures From the Kitchen, by Nena Niessen

After her own struggle with cancer, Nena Niessen drew on her cooking skills to improve her health through her diet. She offers tips and guidelines how to create and maintain a satisfying and healthy diet in a simple and creative way. 10% of sales through this link will be donated to Breastcancer.org.

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A Breast Cancer Alphabet, by Madhulika Sikka

After Madhulika Sikka was diagnosed with breast cancer, the NPR producer found herself inundated with information from doctors, the Internet, friends, and family. Yet nothing truly prepared her for the physically and emotionally grueling months ahead. Concise and conversational, A Breast Cancer Alphabet is a one-of-a-kind resource from a woman who’s been there.

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Getting Past the Fear: A Guide to Help You Mentally Prepare for Chemotherapy, by Nancy Stordahl

Getting Past the Fear: A Guide to Help You Mentally Prepare for Chemotherapy will help those facing chemotherapy soon who are feeling overwhelmed and afraid. This slim, easy-to-read guide is full of practical tips and sound advice on how to enter into chemotherapy feeling a lot more prepared and a little less fearful. Nancy Stordahl, from the blog Nancy's Point, writes with clarity, candor, and sensitivity as she addresses issues most chemo newbies are grappling with. Reading Getting Past the Fear is like having a heart-to-heart talk with a good friend who's been there.

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Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness & Healing DVD

Breast Cancer: The Path of Wellness & Healing integrates the best information on traditional and complementary medicine to help viewers navigate the complex array of questions and decisions cancer patients face every day. Narrated by two-time breast cancer survivor and photographer Joyce Ostin and created by director/producer Nina Montée Karp, the DVD teaches women how to nurture their natural healing abilities and coping skills through specific strategies that strengthen the core body/mind/spirit connection and inspire hope. A portion of all sales of the DVD is donated to Breastcancer.org.

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