Useful Reading

Some ladies have found these books helpful…

The following books are available to borrow from Applegate Breast Care Unit at St Marys. There are multiple copies of some books, please ask at Applegate if you cannot find a book.  (Please return the books when you have finished with them, so others may benefit.)


Breast Cancer: Taking Control

By Professor John Boyages (Boycare Publishing, 2010)


Breast Cancer: Answers at Your Fingertips

By Emma Pennery, Val Speechley and Maxine Rosenfield (Class Publishing Ltd, 2009)


Coping with Breast Cancer

By Dr Terry Priestman (Sheldon Press, 2006)


Breast Cancer: Your Treatment choices

By Dr Terry Priestman (Sheldon Press, 2013)


The Breast Reconstruction Guidebook: Issues and Answers from Research to Recovery

By Kathy Steligo (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2012)


The Chemotherapy Survival Guide: Everything You Need to Know to Get Through Treatment

By Judith McKay and Tamera Schacher (Newharbinger Publications Inc, 2009)


Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Identify Your Risk, Understand Your Options, Change Your Destiny

by Mark H Green, Sue Friedman, Rebecca Sutphen and Kathy Steligo (25 Jan 2012)


A Child’s Grief: Supporting a Child When Someone in Their Family has Died

by Di Stubbs, Julie Stokes and Katrina Alilovic (Winston’s Wish, 2009)


The 100 Foods You Should be Eating: How to Source, Prepare and Cook Healthy Ingredients

by Glen Matten (New Holland Publishers, 2009)


Anticancer: A New Way of Life

By David Servan-Schreiber (Michael Joseph, 2011)



Other books that may be available for you to borrow from the Breast Care Nurses at the Applegate Breast Care Unit at St Marys Hospital



Breast Reconstruction: Your Choice

Dick Rainsbury and Virginia Straker (Class Publishing, 2008)


Breast Beating: A Personal Odyssey in the Quest for an Understanding of Breast Cancer, the Meaning of Life and…and other easy questions

By Michael Baum (30 Mar 2010).


Breast Cancer; The Essential Guide

By Katherine Locke (1 Nov 2010)

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