Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gregory White Smith shares the inspiring story of his triumph over cancer, and shows how patients everywhere can make their own miracles happen.Pulitzer Prize-winning author Gregory White Smith shares the inspiring story of his triumph over cancer, and shows how patients everywhere can make their own miracles happen.Read Less
New. NEW SHIPS FROM WA-USPS. Trade paperback (US). Glued binding. 336 p. Audience: General/trade. NEW SHIPS FROM WA-USPS. DTP-LARGE SOFT COVER, 1998. Ten years ago, Gregory White Smith's doctors gave him three months to live. He's still here. Discover how he, and many others in this life-changing book, beat the odds and survived. The news was grim. Doctors at the prestigious Mayo Clinic told Greg Smith--young, handsome, and hard at work at the book that would one day win him a Pulitzer Prize--that he had an inoperable brain tumor. They gave him three months to live. Ten years later, Greg is fit, active, and managing his tumor with an experimental hormone therapy. Like Greg, the other courageous people in this book--whose illnesses range from cystic fibrosis to cancer--have returned from the threshold of death. They are all medical miracles. Now you can learn how they made those miracles happen. Not a survivor's memoir, but a survivor's handbook, this extraordinary book weaves the insights of doctors and the wisdom of patients into a road map anyone can follow out of the dark fears of dying. Discover: The one thing that makes the difference between life and death--taking control Practical steps to finding the best doctor and the best care Your own research...how to do it, why your life depends on it What you need to ask before beginning an experimental treatment Why even if there isn't a cure now, there may be tomorrow--and how to live long enough to get it...and more Biography; Biography & Autobiography; Cancer; Diseases; General; Health; Health & Fitness; Health Care Delivery; Medical; Non-Fiction; Smith, Gregory White; Tumors; United States
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