Healing a Friend or Loved One’s Grieving Heart After a Cancer Diagnosis: 100 Practical Ideas for Providing Compassion, Comfort, and Care


When someone you love is diagnosed with cancer, it’s hard to know what to do. What should you say? What shouldn’t you say? How can you help? This book by beloved grief counselor and cancer survivor Dr. Alan Wolfelt and co-author Dr. Kirby Duvall will help you understand the normal and natural grief your friend is experiencing. No matter the type of stage of cancer, the treatment plan, or the prognosis, this compassionate and practical guide will help you be a good companion through the journey that is cancer.

Some of the 100 ideas explain the basic principles of grief and mourning and how they apply to a life-altering, life-threatening, or terminal medical diagnosis. Others offer immediate, here-and-now suggestions of things you can do today to help your friend not only survive but thrive.

Additional Information

Weight0.4 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 5.5 × 0.3 in
Weight0.4 lbs
Dimensions8.5 × 5.5 × 0.3 in

ISBN: 978-1-61722-203-0

Author: Alan D. Wolfelt, Ph.D.

Product Type: Paperback

Number of Pages: 128

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