The books below have been recommended by breast cancer survivors or are recommended by other caregiver resource groups. Since 2000, VBCF has provided grants to Virginia public libraries to purchase up-to-date breast cancer materials. You may be able to check these titles out at your local library.
For All Caregivers
Things I Wish I’d Known: Cancer Caregivers Speak Out (Second Edition)
Author: Deborah J. Cornwall
When Life Becomes Precious: The Essential Guide for Patients, Loved Ones, and Friends of Those Facing Serious Illness
Author: Elise Babcock
When a Woman You Care About has Breast Cancer
From Frankly Speaking About Cancer. Order free copy at www.cancersupportcommunity.org
For Husbands, Fathers, and other Male Caregivers
Stand by Her: A Breast Cancer Guide for Men
Author: John W. Anderson
Breast Cancer Husband: How to Help Your Wife (and Yourself) During Diagnosis, Treatment and Beyond
Author: Marc Silver
To Read Together
Breast Support: If You or Someone You Love has Breast Cancer, You Need This Book
Author: Gwendoline Smith
Couples Confronting Cancer
Authors: Joy L. Fincannon, R.N., M.S., Katherine V. Bruss, Psy. D.
Treat Her Like a Princess: How to Help Your Girlfriend with Breast Cancer
Author: Denise Hazen
Frankly Speaking About Cancer Resource for lots of different FREE materials about how to deal with different aspects of cancer.
Help for Cancer Caregivers Resources on how to handle being a cancer caregiver.
Family Caregiver Alliance Check out their “New to Caregiving” section.
Caregivers and Family How to care for someone with cancer, taking care of yourself as a caregiver, how to be supportive of someone with cancer.
Free Mobile App- My Cancer Manager
App is available for iPhone.
Website where you can coordinate a meal calendar
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