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Cancer self-help groups

a guide

by Pat Kelly

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Published by Firefly Books in Buffalo, N.Y .
Written in English

  • Cancer -- Patients -- Services for.,
  • Self-help groups.,
  • Cancer -- Social aspects.,
  • Cancer -- Psychological aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementPat Kelly.
    LC ClassificationsRC488.8 .K45 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. ;
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3597393M
    ISBN 101552094782
    LC Control Number2002319446

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Cancer self-help groups provide practical information and emotional support to patients and family members learning to live with the disease. In this how-to manual, Kelly, a breast cancer survivor and founder of the Ontario Breast Cancer Support and Resource Centre, blends professional research with the support-group experiences of cancer 5/5(1).

Cancer self-help groups book the Author. Pat Kelly is president of Cancer self-help groups book -- Partnering in Self-help Community Education and Support, established in to provide training, education and consulting services to self-help groups.

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