When Cancer Hits

Inside this book, you’ll discover how to:

  • Implement proven solutions for mouth sores, nausea, radiation burns, fatigue, dry skin, neuropathy, and more.
  • Create your own personal hair-loss plan, and find the solution that fits your style.
  • Manage stress, anxiety, worry, and despair.
  • Complement your treatment with the proven benefits of acupuncture, reflexology, massage and meditation.
  • Protect yourself from personal care and housecleaning products that contain potentially carcinogenic ingredients-and learn what products are safe to use.
  • Treat and conceal redness, rashes, swelling, scars, and skin discoloration.

With real life stories from survivors plus advice from doctors and experienced health experts, When Cancer Hits delivers life-changing information on how to take care for your body, boost your immune system, encouraging your own healing, and nurture your soul while on the road to recovery.

“Battling cancer is a Herculean task that requires courage, fortitude, and many, many decisions. There are lots of experts in the field, but advice from one who went through it herself is invaluable. I wish this book had existed during my own battle.”
– Fran Drescher, Actress, Cancer Survivor, Health Advocate, President of Cancer Schmancer

“This is the book I wish I had for every patient diagnosed with cancer. It fills the void between the diagnosis and the journey onward. A great blueprint for how to cope with the journey from choosing safe personal care products to addressing all the changes that your skin and body will go through to managing side effects.”
– Dr. Madeline Krauss, M.D.

When Cancer Hits is your complete guide to navigating all the changes you’ll experience between the doctor’s office and everyday living. Whether your future includes surgery, radiation, or chemotherapy, you’ll need to know how to best manage your side effects, stress, and home recovery-and how to sustain positive energy during treatment and beyond.

WVE Book SelectionWhen Cancer Hits is a Women’s Voices for the Earth Book Selection. Cinco Vidas is proud to partner with Women’s Voices for the Earth (WVE), a national organization that works to eliminate toxic chemicals that harm women’s health. Together, Cinco Vidas and WVE are raising awareness about and taking action against toxic chemicals linked to cancer. A portion of book sales goes to WVE’s work empowering women to raise their voices for the right to live in a healthy environment.