Cancer Education Books

Everything You Need to Know

Breast Cancer Journey, Third Edition

The Essential Guide to Treatment and Recovery

Written by Ruth O'Regan, MD; Sheryl G. A. Gabram-Mendola, MD, FACS; Terri Ades, DNP, FNP-BC, AOCN; Rick Alteri, MD; Joan L. Kramer, MD and Kimberly A. Stump-Sutliff, MSN, RN, AOCNS                        
                        
"You have breast cancer." When you hear those words, your life changes forever. Fortunately, there's a book that can guide you each step of the way, explaining everything while offering encouragement and support. Whether you are newly diagnosed or already in treatment, this book offers an essential guide for coping with the physical and emotional demands of treatment and recovery.    
                        
List price: $24.95            

USA Best Book Award, Winner, Health--Cancer


What To Eat During Cancer Treatment

100 Great-Tasting, Family-Friendly Recipes to Help You Cope

Written by Jeanne Besser, Kristina Ratley, Sheri Knecht, and Michele Szafranski

The ultimate comfort-food cookbook for people undergoing treatment—and the whole family!  If you or someone you care about is going through cancer treatment or experiencing other health problems that make eating difficult, this award-winning cookbook will make life a whole lot easier. Inside you will find 100 fast, flavorful recipes, all organized by side effects, including recipes to deal with nausea, diarrhea, constipation, sore mouth, difficulty swallowing, taste alterations, and unintentional weight loss.

List price: $19.95

National Health Information Award, Gold Medal

National Indie Excellence Award, Finalist: Cookbook

Association Media and Publishing SNAP / EXCEL Award, Silver Medal

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Adult Books: Cooking, Food & Wine

USA Best Books Award, Finalist: Cookbooks--General

Association TRENDS All Media Contest, Silver Medal


What Helped Get Me Through

Cancer Survivors Share Wisdom and Hope

Edited by Julie K. Silver, MD

''Like someones diary . . . the survivors comments are compelling and deeply personal . . . highly recommended.'' [MEDICAL LIBRARY ASSOCIATION]  You have cancer. From the moment you hear these words, your life changes. This insightful, award-winning book can help you each step of the way and fortify you with the strength, courage, and knowledge necessary to deal with the tough challenges ahead. Hundreds of survivors from all walks of life--including personalities like Lance Armstrong, Carly Simon, and Scott Hamilton--share their heartfelt reflections and practical solutions for getting through the cancer journey. List price: $17.95

National Indie Excellence Award, Finalist: Health and Well-being

National Health Information Award, Gold Medal

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Inspirational/Motivational


American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Nutrition for Cancer Survivors, Second Edition

Written by Barbara L. Grant, Abby S. Bloch, Kathryn K. Hamilton, and Cynthia A. Thomson

Everything you need to know to eat healthy during and after cancer treatment! Eating well is important for everyone, but it is essential for people with cancer. Good nutrition can boost the immune system and reduce the risk of infection as people undergo treatment. It also can help a person's body heal after the stress of therapy. Eating a balanced, healthy diet and being physically active can provide a solid foundation for a long, healthy life. This comprehensive guide covers everything a person with cancer should know about eating well.

List price: $24.95

American Medical Writers Association Award, Winner: Health Care Consumers

National Indie Excellence Award, Winner: Cancer

Next Generation Indie Book Award, Finalist: Diet/Nutrition/Food

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Adult Books


American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Family Caregiving, Second Edition

The Essential Guide to Cancer Caregiving at Home

Edited by Julia A. Bucher, Peter S. Houts, and Terri Ades

Everything you need to know about caregiving at home! Life changes in an instant when a person receives a cancer diagnosis. But life also changes for the caregiver. Whether a spouse, partner, adult child, friend, or other family member, the caregiver plays a crucial role. This practical, easy-to-use guide is an invaluable resource for anyone dealing with the challenges of cancer treatment and caregiving. The book includes information on a wide range of issues a family caregiver might encounter. 

List Price: $24.95

Living Now Book Award,  Gold Medal: Caregiving

National Indie Excellence Award, Winner: Cancer

Apex Awards Grand Award, Winner: Books, Manuals, and Reports

Next Generation Indie Book Award, Finalist: Health / Wellness

IPPY- Independent Publishers Group Award, Bronze Medal

USA Best Books Award, Winner, Health: Cancer

USA Best Books Award, Winner, Health: Medical Reference


Cancer Caregiving A-to-Z

An At-Home Guide for Patients and Families

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society

The perfect quick reference for caregiving at home! A cancer diagnosis is a life-changing event for the entire family, often thrusting key family members into caregiving roles that may be overwhelming. Designed to alleviate the stress of the caregiver in this demanding role, this easy-to-read, award-winning book details the many situations that can arise, while providing solid advice on how to deal with symptoms and warning signs.

List price: $14.95

National Health Information Award, Silver Medal

Benjamin Franklin Award, Winner

National Health Information Award, Silver Medal: Health Promotion/Disease Prevention

National Indie Excellence Award, Winner: Self-Help--General


American Cancer Society Complete Guide to Complementary and Alternative Cancer Therapies, Second Edition

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society

Everything you need to know to make informed decisions about complementary and alternative cancer therapies! This comprehensive, award-winning guide responds to the growing public demand for accurate and timely information on complementary and alternative cancer therapies—information free of hype and focused on the latest scientific evidence.  It provides an in-depth look at more than 200 therapies, including 30 Mind, Body, and Spirit Therapies; 32 Manual Healing and Physical Touch Therapies; 82 Herb, Vitamin, and Mineral Therapies; 27 Diet and Nutrition Therapies; and 38 Pharmacologic and Biologic Therapies.

List price: $24.95

National Health Information Award, Silver Medal

Benjamin Franklin Award, Finalist: Health, Wellness & Nutrition

National Indie Excellence Award, Winner: Medical

Mom's Choice Award 2010, Gold Medal: Adult Books--Body, Mind & Spirit

National Best Books Award, Winner, Health: Cancer

National Best Books Award, Finalist, Health: Alternative Medicine


Breast Cancer Clear & Simple

All Your Questions Answered

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society

The answers you need to make decisions that are right for you. This award-winning book is designed to help women and their caregivers know what to expect, what to do, and how to get through what can be an overwhelming, life-changing experience.  Created by leading medical authorities on breast cancer and experts in health literacy, Breast Cancer Clear & Simple explains the disease clearly in an easy-to-understand question-and-answer format.

List price: $14.95

National Health Information Award, Bronze Medal 


QuickFACTS Lung Cancer, Second Edition

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society

What you need to know—NOW!  Created by leading medical experts on lung cancer, this book provides sound, evidenced-based, up-to-date information on lung cancer. This new edition, which reflects the latest treatment guidelines, is designed to empower patients and their caregivers with the tools they need to combat lung cancer—right from the start. Each book in the QuickFACTS series is both comprehensive and concise, with highlighted cover tabs for quick reference to specific topics.

List price: $8.95



QuickFacts Melanoma

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society

What you need to know—NOW! This QuickFACTS book provides sound, evidenced-based, up-to-date information on melanoma. This book reflects the latest screening and treatment guidelines and is designed to empower patients and their caregivers with the tools they need to combat melanoma—right from the start. Each book in the QuickFACTS series is both comprehensive and concise, with highlighted cover tabs for quick reference to specific topics. BONUS SECTION includes color photographs of melanoma skin cancers.

List price: $8.95


QuickFacts Basal and Squamous Cell Skin Cancer

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society

What you need to know—NOW! This QuickFACTS book provides sound, evidenced-based, up-to-date information on basal and squamous cell skin cancer. This book reflects the latest screening and treatment guidelines and is designed to empower patients and their caregivers with the tools they need to combat basal and squamous cell skin cancer—right from the start. Each book in the QuickFACTS series is both comprehensive and concise, with highlighted cover tabs for quick reference to specific topics. BONUS SECTION includes color photographs of basal and squamous cell skin cancers.

List price: $8.95


American Cancer Society's Guide to Pain Control, Revised Edition

Understanding and Managing Cancer Pain

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society

Learn the 10 Myths of Cancer Pain!  Did you know that 9 out of 10 people can find relief from cancer-related pain? Learn about a variety of methods for pain control and discover how to achieve the optimal balance between pain relief and potential side effects of pain medication.

List price: $18.95


Lymphedema

Understanding and Managing Lymphedema After Cancer Treatment

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society. Foreword by Sam Donaldson

Are you at risk for lymphedema? Lymphedema is a potential side effect of cancer treatment that causes a buildup of fluid in body tissues, leading to swelling and other possible complications. This book is a comprehensive guide to understanding and management that addresses precautions that may help, how to detect it early, and your role in diagnosis; effective treatment options and how to control swelling and discomfort; how to cope with physical effects, emotional stresses, and changes in body image; practical challenges such as treatment cost, finding treatment, and insurance issues; and areas of research as well as experimental, unproven, and ineffective treatments. This book offers the practical information and compassionate support you need to cope with this often-misunderstood and overlooked condition.

List price: $16.95


The Cancer Atlas

Written by Dr. Judith Mackay, Dr. Ahmedin Jemal, Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. D. Maxwell Parkin. Foreword by John R. Seffrin, PhD, Julie Louise Gerberding, MD, MPH, and Peter Boyle, PhD

The essential reference in the global battle against cancer! This atlas illustrates the latest available data on the cancer epidemic, showing causes, stages of development, and prevalence rates of different types of cancers by gender, income group, and region. It also examines the cost of the disease, both in terms of health care and commercial interests, and the steps being taken to curb the epidemic, from research and screening to cancer management programs and health education. Topics include the following: Mechanism of Tumor Development, Risk Factors, Cancer in Children, Cancer Survivors, Cancer Registries, Research, Primary Prevention, Early Detection, Management and Treatment, Cancer Organizations, Health Education, Policies and Legislation, The Future of the Epidemic.

List price: $29.95


The Cancer Atlas (French Language)

Written by Dr. Judith Mackay, Dr. Ahmedin Jemal, Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. D. Maxwell Parkin. Foreword by John R. Seffrin, PhD, Julie Louise Gerberding, MD, MPH, and Peter Boyle, PhD

The essential reference in the global battle against cancer! The French edition of this atlas illustrates the latest available data on the cancer epidemic, showing causes, stages of development, and prevalence rates of different types of cancers by gender, income group, and region. It also examines the cost of the disease, both in terms of health care and commercial interests, and the steps being taken to curb the epidemic, from research and screening to cancer management programs and health education. Topics include the following: Mechanism of Tumor Development, Risk Factors, Cancer in Children, Cancer Survivors, Cancer Registries, Research, Primary Prevention, Early Detection, Management and Treatment, Cancer Organizations, Health Education, Policies and Legislation, The Future of the Epidemic.

List price: $29.95


The Cancer Atlas (Spanish Language)

Written by Dr. Judith Mackay, Dr. Ahmedin Jemal, Dr. Nancy C. Lee, Dr. D. Maxwell Parkin. Foreword by John R. Seffrin, PhD, Julie Louise Gerberding, MD, MPH, and Peter Boyle, PhD

The essential reference in the global battle against cancer! The Spanish edition of this atlas illustrates the latest available data on the cancer epidemic, showing causes, stages of development, and prevalence rates of different types of cancers by gender, income group, and region. It also examines the cost of the disease, both in terms of health care and commercial interests, and the steps being taken to curb the epidemic, from research and screening to cancer management programs and health education. Topics include the following: Mechanism of Tumor Development, Risk Factors, Cancer in Children, Cancer Survivors, Cancer Registries, Research, Primary Prevention, Early Detection, Management and Treatment, Cancer Organizations, Health Education, Policies and Legislation, The Future of the Epidemic.

List price: $29.95


Couples Confronting Cancer

Keeping Your Relationship Strong

Written by Joy L. Fincannon, RN, MS, and Katherine V. Bruss, PsyD

Maintain a strong and healthy relationship during and beyond cancer! Maintaining a healthy, long-term marriage or relationship in today's society is challenging enough. When cancer enters the picture, it can become a source of further stress. It can cause people to reevaluate their lives and relationships. In this book, you'll find information about how others experience cancer, the problems it often causes, and how to resolve—and even prevent—those problems.

List price: $18.95


When the Focus Is on Care

Palliative Care and Cancer

Edited by Kathleen M. Foley, MD; Anthony Back, MD; Eduardo Bruera, MD; Nessa Coyle, PhD, FAAN; Matthew J. Loscalzo, MSW; John L. Shuster, Jr., MD; Bonnie Teschendorf, PhD; and Jamie H. Von Roenn, MD. Foreword by John R. Seffrin, PhD

The information you and your caregiver need! This book explains what palliative care is and how it can help people with cancer. Written in a sensitive and conversational fashion, this book discusses coping strategies, improving quality of life by accessing supportive care resources, performing a life review and leaving a legacy, and talking to loved ones about cancer and dying. It also addresses the questions patients have about symptoms and side effects, progressive illness, making informed care and treatment decisions, and managing work, insurance, and financial and legal matters. People with cancer and their loved ones and caregivers will find this book an essential resource from diagnosis through the end of life.

List price: $19.95

 


Chemo and Me

My Hair Loss Experience

Written and Illustrated by Tani Miller

A fresh, upbeat look at the hair loss experience!  An upbeat, colorfully illustrated story of one woman's experience with hair loss during the ups and downs of chemotherapy. This award-winning book addresses the apprehension and fear that comes along with losing one's hair, providing an honest and ultimately optimistic look at hair loss.

List price: $11.95

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Adult Books--Inspiration / Motivation

National Best Books Award, Finalist: Gift & Specialty

National Best Books Award, Finalist: Health: Cancer


Because... Someone I Love Has Cancer

Kid's Activity Book

From the Experts at the American Cancer Society

Help children deal with a loved one's cancer! Children may struggle with the uncertainty and inevitable change that occurs when a chronic illness affects someone they know, whether it's a family member, a friend, or a beloved teacher. Offer them support, encouragement, and opportunity for imaginative personal expression with Because... Someone I Love Has Cancer.The creative activities in this inspired publication are designed to address the basic goals of therapeutic support for children between the ages of 6 and 12 who have a loved one with cancer.

List price: $12.95


Our Dad Is Getting Better

Written and Illustrated by Alex, Emily, and Anna Rose Silver

As seen on the Today Show! Alex, Emily, and Anna Rose Silver (ages 14, 10, and 6, respectively) wrote and illustrated Our Dad Is Getting Better (and companion book, Our Mom Is Getting Better) as a family project to celebrate their mother's success in battling cancer. This award-winning book begins just as the dad is finishing treatment and ends a year later, as the parents and children participate in Relay For Life to help raise money for cancer research.

List price: $14.95

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Outstanding Child Author


Our Mom Is Getting Better

Written and Illustrated by Alex, Emily, and Anna Rose Silver

As seen on the Today Show! Alex, Emily, and Anna Rose Silver (ages 14, 10, and 6, respectively) wrote and illustrated Our Mom Is Getting Better (and companion book, Our Dad Is Getting Better) as a family project to celebrate their mother's success in battling cancer. This award-winning book begins just as the mom is finishing treatment and ends a year later, as the parents and children participate in Relay For Life to help raise money for cancer research.

List price: $14.95

National Health Information Award, Bronze Medal

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Inspirational/Motivational


Let My Colors Out

Written by Courtney Filigenzi, Illustrated by Shennen Bersani, and Paper Engineering by Tor Lokvig

Help your child deal with your diagnosis and treatment! A young boy uses color to express a range of emotions as his mother undergoes cancer treatment. Some days he's sad, some days he's happy, and other days he's scared or angry. The boy comes to realize that these ups and downs are perfectly normal for his situation, and he does not have to feel guilty about his feelings. This beautifully illustrated, award-winning book reassures young children of cancer patients that they are not alone. Importantly, it helps them understand that it's okay to let their feelings out.

List price: $11.95

Gelett Burgess Children's Book Award, Winner: Growing Up

National Health Information Award, Silver Medal

National Indie Excellence Award, Finalist: Children's Nonfiction

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Children's Picture Book--Growing Up / Personal Growth

USA Best Books Award, Finalist

Association TRENDS All-Media Contest, Bronze Medal


No Thanks, but I'd Love to Dance

Choosing to Live Smoke Free

Written by Jackie Reimer

At last! A book that encourages children to live smoke free! This book encourages young children to make a healthy choice and not smoke. Whimsically illustrated, the book chronicles the life of Belle, who at six years old, was "best friends forever" with her Grandma Bee, who after years of smoking could no longer do the one thing they both liked best--to dance. Grandma Bee tells Belle how, when she was a young girl, a boy had offered her a cigarette at a school dance. She had said yes and become addicted. She teaches Belle the importance of not smoking.

List price: $14.95


Mom and the Polka-Dot Boo-Boo

Written by Eileen Sutherland, Illustrated by Maggie Sutherland

Explain breast cancer to a very young child. Mom and the Polka-Dot Boo-Boo is an informative and reassuring story that helps families talk with young children about breast cancer. Lovingly written by a mother of two and beautifully and touchingly illustrated by her young daughter, it gently prepares children for what lies ahead in the weeks and months following their mother's diagnosis.

List price: $14.95

National Health Information Award, Gold Medal

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Health and Safety


The Survivorship Net

A Parable for the Family, Friends, and Caregivers of People with Cancer

Written by Jim Owens and Illustrated by Bill Cass. Foreword by Lance Armstrong

“Thank you, Jim. Thank you on behalf of all the dads, kids, and cancer patients in the world.” [Lance Armstrong] Something was terribly wrong when the circus rolled into Sweetwater. The tent was full of holes and leaked. The organ was out of tune. Even more worrisome, the safety net was worn out. How did this happen and what could be done? In this beautifully illustrated, award-winning book, Jim Owens uses the parable of circus life to underscore the importance of family, friends, and caregivers in the life of every cancer patient. At once a children's book and a book for "children of all ages," it delivers a powerful and inspiring message to one and all. Come into the Big Top and add your thread to the net!

List price: $14.95

National Health Information Award, Merit Winner: Health Promotion/Disease Prevention

Association Media and Publishing EXCEL Award, Winner: Non-technical book

National Indie Excellence Award Finalist: Cancer

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Children's Picture Book


Nana, What's Cancer?

Written by Beverlye Hyman Fead and Tessa Mae Hamermesh, Illustrated by Shennen Bersani

''A wonderful book . . . They take a potentially scary subject and, with warmth and humor, make it accessible, understandable, and a whole lot less frightening.''  [Charles Forscher, MD] This inspiring, award-winning book offers a loving conversation between a grandmother and a granddaughter, tackling the tough questions about cancer in a kid-friendly but honest way. Parents, grandparents, teachers, and social workers will find this book a frank but gentle tool for teaching inquiring minds and comforting tender hearts.

List price: $14.95

Next Generation Indie Book Award, Finalist: Children's Juvenile Non-Fiction

National Health Information Award, Gold Medal

National Indie Excellence Award,  Finalist: Children's Nonfiction

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Children's Picture Books--Health & Safety

USA Best Books Award, Finalist: Children's Nonfiction


I Can Survive

For the Survivor in Each of Us!

Written and Illustrated by Jennifer M. Allen

A gift of love, a gift of hope.  Whatever your age, whatever the crisis—whether you are sick or helping someone else cope with illness, or just to provide encouragement to a friend or loved one dealing with a difficult situation—you will find inspiration and courage in these brightly illustrated, lovingly written pages. The poetry, optimism, and humor in this award-winning book will encourage cancer patients young and old and their families to find and cherish the small moments and be inspired to express love and support.

List price: $14.95

National Health Information Award, Bronze Medal

Mom's Choice Award, Finalist

USA Best Books Award, Finalist


Imagine What's Possible

Use the Power of Your Mind to Take Control of Your Life During Cancer

Written by Jarrod Skole and Gary Skole

Is your son or daughter fighting cancer? Then help them fight like a pro! When Jarrod Skole was ten years old, he used the same techniques used by cyclists, gymnasts, football and baseball stars—even ballet dancers—to help him battle cancer and achieve his goal: to be cancer free! The technique is "visualization," and Jarrod created a way for kids to do it, too! This award-winning book can help your child get started. Here they'll find seventeen easy and fun visualization exercises: some to help your child relieve stress, some to help your child fight pain, some to help your child imagine a winning fight against cancer.

List price: $12.95

USA Best Books Award, Finalist: Children's Picture Book, Hardcover, Non-Fiction


The Long and the Short of It

A Tale About Hair

Written by Barbara Meyers and Lydia Criss Mays, Illustrated by Shennen Bersani

Two young girls learn more than they expected about hair loss. This charming, award-winning book follows the stories of Isabel and Emma, two young girls with "hair problems." One wants her hair to be longer; the other has lost her hair during cancer treatment and would just like to have it back. Although their stories are different, each girl's experience leads her to a new understanding: for Isabel, the realization that she can help someone through the simple act of giving her hair away; for Emma, the emotion of losing her hair while finding that others want to help.

List price: $14.95

National Indie Excellence Award, Finalist: Children--Picture Books

Apex Award of Publishing Excellence, One-of-a-Kind Health and Medical Publication

Association Trends All-Media Contest, Gold Medal: Book/Manual/Catalog

USA Best Books Award, Finalist: Children's Picture Book--Hardcover, Non-Fiction

National Health Information Award, Bronze Medal: Health Promotion/Disease Prevention

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Children's Books--Looking and Feeling Great


Our Mom Has Cancer

Written and Illustrated by Abigail and Adrienne Ackermann

“This book is excellent, and I would recommend it to any parent who has been diagnosed.” [Mom from Cedar Rapids, Iowa] When Abigail and Adrienne’s mom told them she had cancer, they were afraid. When the two sisters couldn’t find any books for kids that explained what might happen to their mother and what they might expect, they decided to write one themselves. The result? A humorous, honest, hopeful account of the year their mother underwent treatment, delightfully illustrated by the two girls.

List price: $12.95


What's Up with Tiffany's Dad?

Medikidz Explain Melanoma

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and Shawn deLoache

Melanoma explained by teenage superheroes!  This graphic-novel makes melanoma information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids on a journey through Mediland, explaining melanoma in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.

List price: 14.95


¿Qué le pasa al papá de Tiffany?

Los Medikidz explican el melanoma

Written by Kim Chilman-Blair and Shawn deLoache                        
                        
Melanoma explained by teenage superheroes!  The Spanish version of this award-winning graphic-novel makes melanoma information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids (including kids with melanoma) on a journey through Mediland, explaining melanoma in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.                        
                        
List price: $14.95    
 


What's Up with Lyndon?

Medikidz Explain Osteosarcoma

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo

Osteosarcoma explained by teenage superheroes! This graphic-novel makes osteosarcoma information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids (including kids with osteosarcoma) on a journey through Mediland, explaining osteosarcoma in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.

List price: $14.95


¿Qué le pasa a Lyndon?

Los Medikidz explican el osteosarcoma   

Written by Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo                        
                        
Osteosarcoma explained by teenage superheroes!  The Spanish version of this award-winning graphic-novel makes osteosarcoma information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids (including kids with osteosarcoma) on a journey through Mediland, explaining osteosarcoma in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.                                    
List price: $14.95    
 


What's Up with Bridget's Mom?

Medikidz Explain Breast Cancer

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo

Breast Cancer explained by teenage superheros!  This award-winning graphic-novel makes cancer information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids on a journey through Mediland, explaining breast cancer in a language and visible style teens can relate to and understand.

List price: $14.95

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal: Young Adult--Comic Books & Graphic Novels


What's Up with Bridget's Mom? (SPANISH LANGUAGE)

Medikidz Explain Breast Cancer

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo

Breast Cancer explained by teenage superheros!  The Spanish language edition of this award-winning graphic-novel makes cancer information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids on a journey through Mediland, explaining breast cancer in a language and visible style teens can relate to and understand.

List price: $14.95

Winner! GOLD MEDAL, Mom’s Choice Awards


What's Up with Jo?

Medikidz Explain Brain Tumors                   

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo

Brain tumors explained by teenage superheroes! This graphic-novel makes brain tumor information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids (including kids with brain tumors) on a journey through Mediland, explaining brain tumors in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.

List price: $14.95


¿Qué le pasa Jo?

Los Medikidz explican los tumores cerebrales                        
                        
Written by Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo                        
                        
Brain tumors explained by teenage superheroes!  The Spanish version of this award-winning graphic-novel makes brain tumors information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids (including kids with brain tumors) on a journey through Mediland, explaining brain tumors in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.                   

List price: $14.95    
 


What's Up with Richard?

Medikidz Explain Leukemia

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo

Leukemia explained by teenage superheroes!  This award-winning graphic-novel makes leukemia information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids (including kids with leukemia) on a journey through Mediland, explaining leukemia in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.

List price: $14.95

National Health Information Award, Silver Medal: Patient Education

National Indie Excellence Award Finalist: Cancer

Mom's Choice Award Gold Medal: Young Adult--Comic Books & Graphic Novels


What’s Up with Richard (Spanish Language)

Medikidz Explain Leukemia

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and John Taddeo

Leukemia explained by teenage superheroes! The Spanish version of this graphic-novel makes leukemia information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids (including kids with leukemia) on a journey through Mediland, explaining leukemia in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand. 

List price: $14.95

Winner! SILVER MEDAL, National Health Information Awards

Winner! GOLD MEDAL, Mom’s Choice Awards

Finalist! National Indie Excellence Awards


What's Up with Sam's Grandma?

Medikidz Explain Lung Cancer

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and Shawn de Loache

Lung cancer explained by teenage superheroes! This graphic-novel makes lung cancer information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids (including kids with osteosarcoma) on a journey through Mediland, explaining lung cancer in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.

List price: $14.95


What's Up with Jerome's Grandad?

Medikidz Explain Prostate Cancer

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and Shawn de Loache


Prostate Cancer explained by teenage superheroes!  The English version of this award-winning graphic-novel makes prostate cancer information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids  on a journey through Mediland, explaining prostate cancer in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.

List price: $14.95


What's Up with Our Dad?

Medikidz Explain Colorectal Cancer

Written by Dr. Kim Chilman-Blair and Shawn de Loache

Colorectal Cancer explained by teenage superheroes!  The English version of this award-winning graphic-novel makes colorectal cancer information accessible to kids 10-16. The Medikidz are a group of larger-than-life, space-dwelling characters who live on Mediland, a planet shaped just like the human body. Using their vast knowledge, the Medikidz take kids on a journey through Mediland, explaining colorectal cancer in a language and visual style teens can relate to and understand.                        
                        
List price: $14.95


Get Better!

Communication Cards for Kids & Adults

Illustrated by Bonnie Gordon-Lucas

Give a voice to cancer patients, young and old!  This award-winning set of eighteen laminated cards, in both English and Spanish,  features messages that can be put to use by anyone in the hospital or at home who has trouble speaking or is too tired or sick to communicate. The unique flip-book format with a built-in easel allows the cards to stand alone on a bedside table or hospital tray.

List price: $9.95

National Health Information Award, Bronze Medal

Benjamin Franklin Award, Winner: Gift Books

Mom's Choice Award, Gold Medal


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