Resource Library – Books on Brain Tumors

Library Resources and Online Check-out: Books on Brain Tumor
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    1. 100 Questions & Answers About Brain Tumors
    Virginia Stark-Vance, M.D and M.L. Dubay
    This book gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more.
    2. Brain Tumors Leaving the Garden of Eden
    Paul M. Zeltzer, M.D.
    A book that is a model for anyone with a catastrophic illness who must navigate our complex and inefficient healthcare systems.
    3. Curveball: When Life Throws You a Brain Tumor
    Liz Holzemer
    A manual for people who face life-altering challenges and is also proof that one need not fight such battles alone. Both an inspirational and informative account of one Women's battle for her life.
    4. Damn The Statistics, I Have a Life to Live! Coping with a Brain Tumor My Personal Story
    H. Charles Wolf
    This book covers how the author dealt with life after being informed that I have a tumor that only 1-2% survive for 2 years.
    5. Force a Miracle
    Darryl C. Didier
    An inspirational story of a man's relentless climb to combat a debilitating, life threatening brain tumor with determination, humor and self-responsibility.
    6. Living With a Brain Tumor
    Peter Black, M.D., Ph.D., F.A.C.S with Sharon Cloud Hogan
    In this book the author offers an invaluable mix of advice and medical information, arming readers with everything they need to know to address their diagnosis of a brain tumor.
    7. The Official Patient's Sourcebook on Adult Brain Tumors
    James N. Parker, M.D and Philip M. Parker, Ph.D.
    This sourcebook has been revised and updated for non-professionals wishing to pursue self-directed research and make advanced sources more accessible to a general audience.