Recommended Reading

The books below have been recommended by breast cancer survivors.  VBCF provides grants to Vir­ginia public libraries to purchase up-to-date breast cancer materi­als.  Click here for a list of libraries that have received funds.  You may be able to check these titles out at your local library.




Dr. Susan Love’s Breast Book (Fifth Edition) Susan Love, M.D. Paperback  |  Kindle
Pink Ribbon Blues: How Breast Cancer Culture Undermines Women’s Health Gayle A. Sulik Paperback  |  Kindle
Living Well Beyond Breast Cancer: A Survivor’s Guide for When Treatment Ends and the Rest of Your Life Begins Marisa C. Weiss, M.D.,  Ellen Weiss Paperback  |  Kindle
Breast Cancer: What You Need to Know – Now American Cancer Society Paperback  |  Kindle
Red Sunshine: A Story of Strength and Inspiration from a Doctor who Survived Stage 3 Breast Cancer Kimberly Allison Paperback   | Kindle
Why I Hated Pink: Confessions of a Breast Cancer Survivor Maryellen Brishois Paperback
Soul to Soul: Writings from Dark Places Deborah Masel Paperback
A Survivor’s Guide to Kicking Cancer’s Ass Dena Medes Paperback  |  Kindle
Pieces of Me Veronica Neave Paperback  |  Kindle
Betty Crocker Living with Breast Cancer (2nd Edition) Kris Ghosh, M.D. & Linda Carson, M.D. Paperback
Uplift: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors Barbara Delinsky Paperback  |  Kindle
The 10 Best Questions for Surviving Breast Cancer:  The Script You Need to Take Control of Your Health Dede Bonner Paperback  |  Kindle
100 Questions & Answers About Advanced Metastatic Breast Cancer Lillie Shockney, Gary R. Shapiro Paperback  |  Kindle
Eating Well Through Cancer – Easy Recipes & Recommendations During and After Treatment Holly Clegg & Gerald MIletello, M.D. Paperback
The Cancer Fighting Kitchen – Nourishing, Big-Flavor Recipes for Cancer Treatment and Recovery Rebecca Katz with Mat Edelson Hardcover

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