Description of Thanks for the Mammogram!: Fighting Cancer with Faith, Hope, and a Healthy Dose of Laughter by Laura Jensen Walker
Cancer isn't funny. But humor is healing. When Laura Jensen Walker was diagnosed with breast cancer on her first wedding anniversary, she found humor to be healing in the midst of terrifying circumstances. Infused with strength and dignity, Thanks for the Mammogram! will show women confronting the disease-and those who love them-that faith, hope, and a healthy dose of laughter can make all the difference. "A must read for patients, physicians, and all those involved in the care of breast cancer-this book will bring peace to those so desperately in need of it."-Ernie Bodai, M.D., creator, the Breast Cancer Awareness postage stamp; director, Breast Surgical Services, Kaiser Permanente Medical Group, Inc. "What an uplifting, uproarious approach to an otherwise serious, scary subject. Buy a copy for every woman you know!"-Liz Curtis Higgs, bestselling author "No one need walk through breast cancer alone. Laura is the perfect 'bosom buddy' for the journey-via the laughter, tears, and helpful information in Thanks for the Mammogram!"-Becky Freeman, national speaker and author "One of the most powerful and effective tools in the cancer war chest is humor. And Laura Jensen Walker is masterful at wielding this painless and indispensable weapon in her wonderfully written book."-Jan Dravecky, vice president, Dave Dravecky's Outreach of Hope, National Cancer Ministry Laura Jensen Walker is a woman who approaches life with a sense of humor. She is the author of many books, including Mentalpause and several novels. She and her husband, Michael, live in Sacramento, California.