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Foiled Creative Fire By Heather Goodare

Heather Goodare, herself a breast cancer survivor, addresses the interaction of life events, body, and mind in women's experiences of breast cancer, through the stories of famous women in history who suffered from it. Remarkable life histories well told, and insights for clinicians.

Heather Goodare About the author

A breast cancer survivor, Heather Goodare ran a breast cancer support group in Crawley, West Sussex, for many years. She was Chair of Breast Cancer UK for five years and was the first patient representative on the British Medical Journal editorial board, from 1995 to 1999. She has peer-reviewed for medical and psychological books and journals and written many articles on the patient's perspective in research.

Also by Heather Goodare

Fighting Spirit: The stories of women in the Bristol breast cancer survey
Scarlet Press, 1996

'Patient heal thyself' in Integrated Cancer Care: holistic, complementary, and creative approaches, ed. Jennifer Barraclough
Oxford University Press, 2001

Features and Interviews

CLICK HERE to listen to Heather's interview with UK Health Radio presenter Robin Daly.

Watch Heather talking about how she came to write Foiled Creative Fire, and its lessons for cancer care.

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