I’m so touched when I read such beautiful words on how someone is coping with their cancer diagnosis. The title of this piece published this week in the New York Times is, “Cancer in Winter, Optimism in Spring,” by writer Dana Jennings. I encourage you to read this piece as it’s a lovely reminder that day to day living is what is truly important no matter what the obstacle.
I’m very interested in seeing a copy of this book and would urge you as well to look for it as it’s written by Dr. Richard Frank, Director of Mid-Fairfield Hospice in Connecticut. Dr. Frank’s book titled, “Fighting Cancer with Knowledge and Hope: A Guide for Patients, Families and Health Care Providers” was published this month by Yale University Press.
The book and a short interview were featured this week on Boston.com and it sounds like it would be an extremely valuable resource for patients and providers.
This is a good site for finding out more information about hospice care and has very good resources in terms of educating users about different options.