Together We Will Win: What Happen's When We Don't Talk about Testicular Cancer

  • Publish Date: 2010-08-31
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Karen A. McWhirt

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...personal, relatable and compelling...the most powerful kind of writing- the kind that can save lives. A powerful, educational cautionary tale.
- Kirkus Discoveries

This powerful narrative of a young man's fight to survive an advanced cancer provides the reader a vivid understanding of the fear, the anguish, the frustration, the anger, and the suffering involved in such a battle...but it is particularly revealing to those who care for cancer patients and provides invaluable insight into the aspects of this disease and what it means to the patient and those who love the patient that are often so private, so hidden.
- Allan R. Fleming, M.D.

Ian was an inspiration and a delight to all who treated him in his fight with testicular cancer, and his story is one of courage, grace, fear, and hope. Karen McWhirt does a magnificent job of bringing the reader into the experiences lived by her son.
- Peter J. Van Veldhuizen, M.D.

Inspirational, full of emotion and educational. A must-read book for every man who doesn't check his testicles regularly. Ian's story may just save your life!
- Darren One Ball Couchman, testicular cancer survivor, Essex, United Kingdom,author of One Lump or Two,www.onelumportwo.org.uk

This awe-inspiring and gut wrenching story of Ian's battle with testicular cancer is a must-read for anyone with a young man in their life. Readers will gain a personal understanding of cancer and its treatments and find it unimaginable that information on testicular cancer isn't required education.
- Mike Craycraft, R.Ph., testicular cancer survivor, founder of the Testicular Cancer Society, Ohio

Ian's story is absolutely inspiring! A true insight into a young cancer patient's experience, and especially enlightening for care givers. Ian's courage and strength is extremely moving, the emotions are so raw and the love of his family so touching. You will be changed by his story.
- Cyndy Steen, RN, MSN

A striking and realistic account of a disease that shows no prejudice. This book proves how healthy young men become mortal from a serious and potentially deadly cancer, providing evidence for the importance of testicular cancer awareness.
- Dave Burnett, testicular cancer survivor, Missouri

Ian's story should be mandatory reading for every young man. It has a way of giving goose-bumps even to cancer survivors. You cannot prevent testicular cancer, but you can identify the warning signs early and save your life. Let Ian show you how and why.
- Noah Wick, testicular cancer survivor, Washington

A powerfully heart-tugging true story about a young man and the immediate life changes he encounters after his diagnosis with testicular cancer. Through Ian's voice you'll be gripped from beginning to end as you fall into his life with his beloved family as they face the challenges, hurdles, and decisions in a life changed forever by testicular cancer. Perfectly and accurately written- a must-read!
- John Nigra, testicular cancer survivor, Florida

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