Deborah J. Cornwall Reviews

Deborah J. Cornwall is a breast cancer survivor and advocate on behalf of cancer patients and their health professionals. She has been connected to its Cancer Action Network and the American Cancer Society as a volunteer leader since 1994, performing a variety of regional, local, and federal functions and serving as a media spokesperson before audiences. Back in May 2013, the New England Division and National American Cancer Society Boards of Directors unanimously awarded her the St. George National Award recognizing her most significant professional and personal contributions to the struggle against cancer. In 2014 she received that the Lorin Lavidor Caregiver Award for Cancer Survivorship.

Her passion to write her first book (Things I Wish I'd Known: Cancer Caregivers Talk Out) was sparked by her interaction with cancer patients and caregivers in the Society's AstraZeneca Hope Lodge Center at Boston. Both in the Society's AstraZeneca Hope Lodge and inside her community, '' she came in contact with individuals whose cancer caregiving along with survival stories more tried than her identification and therapy.

Generous with their stories, the 95 interviewed professionals (who arrived from 19 countries and represented 117 patients using over 40 different cancer diagnoses) felt a strong desire to be heard and to share the lessons they had learned (often the hard way). She realized she can use her writing and interviewing abilities to help them do this. These ingredients hatched a fantasy that made Things I Wish I had recognized a fact.

Her second novel,Things I Wish I Had Known: Medication and Children, draws on that basis by providing guidance to adults on the best way best to help them understand the effects of cancer on their families' lives and how to engage children in the caregiving procedure in pave ways. Its writing was inspired by

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