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  • Published: 4 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9781473565449
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 5 hr 36 min
  • Narrator: Deborah James

F*** You Cancer

How to face the big C, live your life and still be yourself




Inspirational blogger, campaigner, journalist, podcaster and influencer who has had multiple rounds of chemotherapy in her battle with stage four bowel cancer reveals how to live your best life with cancer.

Random House presents the audiobook edition of F*** You Cancer, written and read by Deborah James.

**As seen on BBC Breakfast**

You are stronger than you know, more positive than you ever thought and you can still LIVE with cancer.
Drink more green juices, eat turmeric, walk for three hours a day... Arghh, I wanted to scream, run away and tell every well-meaning person to go and do one!! The barrage of cure cancer advice that came my way when I was diagnosed with stage 4 bowel cancer was enough to make anyone feel overloaded, let alone at a time when you are trying to get your head around having the Big C at the age of 35! I wanted hope and I wanted to feel normal, to drink wine, buy nice shoes and go to the pub – but all the advice I came across told me to cut out pretty much everything and retreat into my cancer cave.

Whilst this book doesn’t advocate throwing everything down the kitchen sink, it will help you to navigate your feelings through the big C roller coaster, remind you that it’s ok to feel one hundred different things in the space of a minute and most importantly show you that you can still live your life and be yourself with cancer.

From diagnosis (welcome to the club you never wanted to join) and surviving chemo through to how to cope with family and friends (can everyone just fuck off sometimes), managing the huge mental roller coaster, looking good (lipstick is your best friend) and feeling better (drink the wine), and celebrating milestones (drink more wine), F*** You Cancer is your up-lifting cancer coach in a book.

Packed with top tips, laugh out loud stories, insider advice and heart-warming case studies it will transform your mood and encourage you to shout #fuckoffcancer as loudly as you can!

  • Published: 4 October 2018
  • ISBN: 9781473565449
  • Imprint: Ebury Digital
  • Format: Audio Download
  • Length: 5 hr 36 min
  • Narrator: Deborah James

About the author

Deborah James

Deborah James was a deputy head teacher leading national research teams into growth mindsets in schools. Then, in 2016, at the age of 35, she was diagnosed with bowel cancer and her life with her young children and husband was thrown upside down. She’s had 4 major operations including bowel and lung resections and multiple rounds of chemo – and is still undergoing treatment at the Royal Marsden. Rather than disappear into a cancer cave she started a blog, ‘bowel babe’ to debunk the myth that young women don't get bowel cancer and writes a weekly column for the Sun online, Things Cancer Made Me Say. She campaigns alongside major UK cancer charities, writes and presents the popular podcast ‘You, Me & the Big C’ for BBC’s Radio 5 Live, and has a built up a strong following on Instagram @bowelbabe.

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