The Astrocytoma Diaries: Me & My Brain Tumour

The Astrocytoma Diaries Me My Brain Tumour rd May The day I was diagnosed with a brain tumour I faced diagnosis I faced surgery awake I faced radiotherapy I faced chemotherapy I got my treatment and I m still here During treatment I tr

  • Title: The Astrocytoma Diaries: Me & My Brain Tumour
  • Author: Ken Mooney
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 159
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 23rd May 2014 The day I was diagnosed with a brain tumour I faced diagnosis I faced surgery awake I faced radiotherapy I faced chemotherapy I got my treatment and I m still here During treatment, I tried to keep a diary, a place to share my hopes and frustrations It was also a place to discover a lot about myself, where humour and movies and music made the experi23rd May 2014 The day I was diagnosed with a brain tumour I faced diagnosis I faced surgery awake I faced radiotherapy I faced chemotherapy I got my treatment and I m still here During treatment, I tried to keep a diary, a place to share my hopes and frustrations It was also a place to discover a lot about myself, where humour and movies and music made the experience all the bearable This is not something anyone should ever have to go through But this is how I came this far and tried to kick its ass Some of the proceeds for this book will go to charities and services that helped me through this war, and the international charities that encourage other people to keep up the good fight Beaumont Hospital Foundation, The Friends Of St Luke s, The Irish Cancer Society, FCancer Stand Up To Cancer.

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    1. Sometimes you read a book that speaks to you. I started reading this author's other book, the fiction work, Tackling the Issue, and in the list of the author's works at the front of that book, under non-fiction, the word Astrocytoma jumped out at me, then the word tumour.Mr. Mooney could have been telling my own story, or the story of any of what seems to be a growing club of brain tumor survivors. Trust me, those of us in the "club" really wish we weren't! We don't all have the same type tumor, [...]

    2. It is very difficult to read and review a true story about a cancer battle, which is why it has taken me several days of drafting my review before I could start writing it for real. I came into contact with Ken online when I applied to review his book 'Godhead' on . I always had fun reading what he was doing on Twitter, so it was a shock to hear about his brain tumour. I tried to follow his progress where possible as at the time my mother was losing her own battle with cancer. I was a little ner [...]

    3. The Astrocytoma Diaries by Ken Mooney is something I feel everyone absolutely must read.  At its most simplest, it's a first hand accounting of what it is like to battle cancer.  But its heart is much more than that.  It's a detailed look at the human condition, of how a person can be given the terrible news that they have a tumor on their brain, and can choose to not only not give up, but face that battle head on.It's often easy to separate the human from the cancer.  When you hear someone [...]

    4. Thank You For SharingThank you for sharing this. I'm meeting with my Neuro Oncology Surgeon Monday. Wish me luck. God bless you and Dan.

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