Sunday 22nd January 2017,
The Liz Army


I‘m a brain cancer veteran. If cancer were a website like Yelp, I’d be an Elite member by now.

These resources have helped me along the way.

Books about cancer and health
  • The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, Siddhartha Mukherjee
  • Stay Healthy, Live Longer, Spend Wisely, by Davis Liu, M.D.
  • Everything Changes: The Insider’s Guide to Cancer in your 20s and 30s, by Kairol Rosenthal
Books about neurology
  • An Anthropologist on Mars: Seven Paradoxical Tales, by Oliver Sacks
  • The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and other clinical trials, by Oliver Sacks
  • The Body Has a Mind of Its Own, by Sandra Blakeslee and Matthew Blakeslee
  • My Stoke of Insight: A Brain Scientist’s Personal Journey, by Jill Bolte Taylor, Ph.D.
  • Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain, by Oliver Sacks
  • The Brain That Changes Itself: Stories of Personal Triumph from the Frontiers of Brain Science, by Norman Doidge, M.D.
Books to get you pumped up about kicking cancer’s ass
  • Outliers: The Story of Success, by Malcolm Gladwell
  • It’s Not About the Bike: My Journey Back to Life, by Lance Armstrong
  • Love, Medicine & Miracles, by Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.
Brain tumor blogs
Other cancer blogs
Brain tumor hashtags on Twitter
  • #BTSM = brain tumor social media
  • #BrainTumorThursday = people tweet facts about brain tumors to raise awareness on, you guessed it, Thursdays
Brain-specific resources
Patient resources