Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation Grant

Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation Grant

The library has new books on breast cancer, thanks to a grant from the Virginia Breast Cancer Foundation.  The VBCF, founded in 1991, is a nonprofit organization “committed to the eradication of breast cancer through education and advocacy.”  For more information, visit their website at, or call 800-345-VBCF.

Check out a few of our new titles:

Betty Crocker Living with Cancer Cookbook by Betty Crocker
Over 130 recipes designed specifically for the cancer patient.  Also includes “uplifting quotes, anecdotes, and practical tips from cancer survivors.”  (catalog summary)

Breast Cancer:  What You Need to Know--Now
A concise but comprehensive guide from the American Cancer Society.

Finding Hope for Your Journey Through Breast Cancer:  60 Inspirational Readings by Yvonne Ortega
Spiritually uplifting readings to encourage those undergoing breast cancer treatment.

Uplift:  Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors by Barbara Delinsky
Practical advice from the bestselling author and breast cancer survivor.

100 Questions and Answers about Advanced and Metastatic Breast Cancer by Lillie D. Shockney
Providing both doctor and patient perspectives, this updated and revised edition offers authoritative answers to the most commonly asked questions about advanced and metastatic breast cancer including diagnosis, treatment, post-treatment quality of life, alternative medicine, targeted therapy, and coping strategies.  (catalog summary)

There are many more books on breast cancer available at the library.  For the most recent articles and research, consult our online resources - Health & Wellness Resource Center, a comprehensive health database, and Natural Standards, a complementary and alternative medicine database.