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Amy Givler is a physician and professor of family medicine at Louisiana State University. She is also a cancer survivor who writes from both a personal and professional standpoint in Hope in the Face of Cancer, her first book. In it, she offers medical advice and encouraging statistics about the improving rates of cancer survival; draws upon her own story to hearten anxious readers; and guides them through the bewildering array of treatment choices. The volume closes with an appendix about cancer organizations, Web sites and relevant medical literature. This helpful book will comfort many Christians who have been diagnosed with the dreaded disease.
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Amy Givler, M.D., a graduate of Georgetown University School of Medicine, is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine and Comprehensive Care at Louisiana State University Medical Center. She writes a regular medical column for HomeLife magazine. She and her husband, Don, also a family physician, have three children and live in Monroe, Louisiana.
My friend gave me this book a few years ago and I stuck it away in my library, thinking I would never need it. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Liz
Recommended by family doctor to help my mom through her fight with cancer. He wanted to pass it along to another patient to read & we couldn't find where my mom kept it so we... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Lea M. Vandegrift
I purchased it because my husband has cancer. I thoroughly enjoyed reading it and learned from it. Recommend to anyone facing this journey.Published 15 months ago by Betty Thomisee
This is a very good book. I read it right after my husband was diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. Very insightful.Published 17 months ago by Zebra Girl
My husband is battling cancer and it gave ma quite a bit of insight into how he must feel. It also emphasizes how we must have strength for ourselves and our loved ones.Published 22 months ago by carmen torres
I really enjoyed this book. It has helped me a lot through my cancer journey. Seeing another persons perception on the journey is of some comfort. Thank youPublished on July 20, 2013 by Venice99
I've been looking at a lot of books about cancer and this is one of the best. It provides information, comfort, and encouragement.Published on December 7, 2012 by L. String
Dr. Givler's book will be a breath of fresh air to anyone recieving a cancer diagnosis and those supporting the patient. Read morePublished on September 27, 2011 by Larry Woods