Up for the Fight: How to Advocate for Yourself as You Battle Cancerfrom a Five-Time Survivor

Up for the Fight: How to Advocate for Yourself as You Battle Cancerfrom a Five-Time Survivor by Bill C. Potts 177458168X 9781774581681
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The essential guide to navigating your cancer journey--from a five-time survivor

Every year, 18 million people worldwide are diagnosed with cancer. If you, or your loved one, is one of them, you know exactly how overwhelming, scary, and confusing it is to navigate the journey through diagnosis, treatment, prognoses, and all their accompanying emotions.

Entrepreneur, business leader, IRONMAN triathlete, and five-time cancer survivor Bill C. Potts has waged a 20-year battle against the disease. In this valuable patient and caregiver guide, he shares his personal cancer story, and those of others, outlining everything you need to know to take on this fight.

With empathy and honesty, Potts explains exactly what to expect, and shares lessons and important tips you can put into action all the way from diagnosis, to treatment, to remission, to cure--and how to face setbacks on your road to recovery.

You'll learn how to advocate for yourself, how to pick and manage your care team, and how to care for yourself emotionally and mentally. You'll find out how to make your treatment days more comfortable, manage side effects, and understand test results. You'll also find important information on diet, exercise, wellness, and staying active, as well as insights on how treatment and disease affects your immune system.

With special sections for people wanting to support a loved one with cancer, facing and making peace with death, and recalibrating your priorities to get the most out of the life you have now, you'll gain the knowledge and tools you need to manage this journey--from someone who is walking the path alongside you.

Author: Bill C. Potts

Language: English

Binding: Paperback

Pages: 208

Publisher: Page Two

Publication Date: 2022-09-13


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