Doctors Get Cancer Too: A Doctor's Diary of Life and Recovery From Cancer by Doctor Dr Philippa Kaye

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9781787838130
Published:
11 Feb 2021
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Paperback
Dimensions:
320 pages - 198mm x 129mm x mm
Weight:
0.100kgs
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"It's cancer." Dr Philippa Kaye was 39 years old when she heard those dreaded words, and had to cross the divide from being a doctor to being a patient. Filled with practical advice, this book tell the story of her life-changing diagnosis of bowel cancer and its treatment, and in surviving and thriving through cancer and beyond.

"It's cancer." Dr Philippa Kaye was 39 years old when she heard those dreaded words. The diagnosis of bowel cancer would change her life and mean crossing the divide from being a doctor to being a patient. She soon discovered that her years of training and experience had not prepared her for the realities of actually living with cancer. Doctors Get Cancer Too tells Dr Kaye's moving story of being on both sides of the desk, and shares the insights she gained not only through the diagnosis and treatment but in surviving and thriving through cancer and beyond. Filled with practical advice, this book aims to make patients and their loved ones feel better understood, more prepared and less alone, and to provide solace for anyone navigating their way through hard times.

About the Author: Dr Philippa Kaye is a GP with a particular interest in children's, women's and sexual health. She has written multiple books on topics ranging from pregnancy and fertility to child health and child development, and she has a weekly column in Woman magazine as well as contributing to other magazines and newspapers. She has regularly been seen broadcasting on radio and television in programmes such as This Morning and The Victoria Derbyshire Show. She is also the GP ambassador for Jo's Cervical Cancer trust. Her days are filled with a mix of general practice, media work and her other job - being a mum!

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