Liz O’Riordan

The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer
  • The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer

  • The book you can trust to support you at every stage of your treatment - and beyond

    Winner of best 'Popular Medicine' book, BMA Medical Book Awards 2019

    Professor Trisha Greenhalgh, an academic GP, and Dr Liz O’Riordan, a Consultant Breast Cancer Surgeon, are not only outstanding doctors, but they have also experienced breast cancer first-hand.

    The Complete Guide to Breast Cancer brings together all the knowledge they have gathered as patients and as doctors to give you and your family a trusted, thorough and up-to-date source of information. Designed to empower you during your breast cancer treatment, it covers:

    -Simple explanations of every breast cancer treatment
    -Coping with the emotional burden of breast cancer
    -Frank advice about sex and relationships
    -Staying healthy during and after treatment
    -Dealing with the fear of recurrence
    -Living with secondary breast cancer

    Packed full of all the things the authors wished they’d known when they were diagnosed, and tips on how to cope with surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and beyond, this is the only book you need to read to guide you through your breast cancer diagnosis.

    'A much needed guide which is both humane and based on robust evidence.' – Macmillan Cancer Support

Trisha Greenhalgh (Author) Professor Trisha Greenhalgh is a GP and internationally recognised academic who works as a senior professor at the University of Oxford and has appeared on Woman's Hour and The Today Programme. She is the author of over 400 academic papers and 15 textbooks, including the bestselling book How to Read a Paper: The Basics of Evidence-Based Medicine. Liz O’Riordan (Author) Liz O'Riordan is a Consultant Oncoplastic Surgeon who blogs about her experiences as a doctor and patient here: liz.oriordan.co.uk. She has written articles for the Huffington Post, Macmillan, The Pool and Grazia. Her TEDx talk is called ‘Jar of Joy’.