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It's Not About the Hair: And Other…
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It's Not About the Hair: And Other Certainties of Life and Cancer

by Debra Jarvis

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""Are you going to lose your hair?" People ask this when they learn you have cancer. But they're really wondering, "Are you going to lose your life?"" "For more than two decades, author Debra Jarvis has counseled, encouraged, and guided cancer patients in her work as a chaplain. In an ironic twist of fate, after years of tending to people will all types of cancer, Jarvis herself was diagnosed with Stage II breast cancer." "This book is the account of her time with the disease. But wound into her personal cancer story are the many patients and caregivers Jarvis has encountered, advised, and learned from. Jarvis opens a window into the interwoven world of medical technology and procedure, human vulnerability and strength, and the spiritual issues that converge in the experience of living through illness and living through life."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

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