CancerLand Bookshelf


The CancerLand Bookshelf: Going Graphic

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Author: Alesia Shute Publisher: Writers of the Roundtable Press, 2011 Information: $14.95 US ISBN: 1610660145 OncoLink Rating: I stumbled upon Everything’s Okay the way I usually do; browsing through the memoir shelves at Barnes & Noble. The cover of the book immediately caught my eye – a young girl rubbing noses with her dog. Then…



The CancerLand Bookshelf: A Taste of Caregiver Poetry

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The sun is shining brightly for a wintry day in mid-January, but the wind is howling and the temperature’s dropping. So it seems like a no-brainer to stay home and work on indoor projects today.



CancerLand Bookshelf: When My World Was Very Small: a memoir of family, food, cancer and my couch

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How’s it going?” I ask the teenager sitting across from me. I choose my words carefully before speaking them aloud. Consciously avoid saying how are you? Or worse, how are you feeling?



CancerLand Bookshelf: The Summer of Her Baldness

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Twelve years later and not much has changed. Not much. Not really. Starting with the entrance. He knocks twice, opens the door and hurriedly strides into the examining room. His energy speaks volumes (Places to go; patients to see. So many patients; so little time. ). I am sitting there, a veteran oncology patient, waiting…







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