Recommended Books

  • A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • The Gene: An Intimate Story [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • One in a Billion: The Story of Nic Volker and the Dawn of Genomic Medicine [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • The Age of Genomes: A Tale of the Front Lines in Genetic Medicine [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Your Genes, Your Health: A Critical Family Guide That Could Save Your Life [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • The Philadelphia Chromosome: A Mutant Gene and the Quest to Cure Cancer at a Genetic Level [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Positive Results: Making the Best Decisions When You're at High Risk for Breast or Ovarian Cancer [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Confronting Hereditary Breast and Ovarian Cancer: Identify Your Risk, Understand Your Options, Change Your Destiny [Amazon | WorldCat]


BRCA Specific

  • Twisting Fate: My Journey with BRCA―from Breast Cancer Doctor to Patient and Back [Amazon]
  • Resurrection Lily: The BRCA Gene, Hereditary Cancer & Lifesaving Whispers from the Grandmother I never Knew [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Understanding BRCA: Living with the breast cancer gene [Amazon]
  • Previvors: Facing the Breast Cancer Gene and Making Life Changing Decisions [Amazon]
  • Beyond the Pink Moon: A Memoir of Legacy, Loss and Survival [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • The Pink Moon Lovelies: Empowering Stories of Survival [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Trying to be Positive [Amazon]
  • Letters to Doctors: Patients Educating Medical Professionals through Practice True-Life Experiences [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Waiting for Cancer To Come: Women’s Experiences with Genetic Testing and Medical Decisions Making for Breast and Ovarian Cancer [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Pretty Is What Changes: Impossible Choices, The Breast Cancer Gene and How I Defied My Destiny [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Annie Parker Decoded: The Story that Inspired the Film [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Hopefully Ever After: Breast Cancer, Life and Me [Amazon]
  • Pandora’s DNA: Tracing the Breast Cancer Genes Through History, Science and One Family Tree [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Risky Genes: Genetics, Breast Cancer and Jewish Identity [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • It Ain’t Over…Till It’s Over: Reinventing Your Life and Realizing Your Dreams-Anytime, at Any Age [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • I am Still Standing: My Fight Against Hereditary Breast Cancer [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • A Part of Me [Amazon]


Hereditary Cancer Syndromes

  • A Kick-Ass Fairy (Li Fraumeni Syndrome) [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • p53: The Gene that Cracked the Cancer Code [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Am I My Genes?: Confronting Fate and Family Secretes in Age of Genetic Testing [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Lynch Syndrome: Tests, Causes and Treatments [Amazon]

Children Who Have Family Members with Cancer

  • This Much I Know [Amazon]
  • Cancer Starts With C [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Talking with Children About a Loved One’s Cancer (by the University of Michigan) [PDF]

Male Specific

  • Male Breast Cancer: Taking Control [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Sir, You have Breast Cancer!: My Life and the Story of a Man with a Woman’s Disease [Amazon | WorldCat]
  • Prostate Cancer Breakthroughs 2014: New Tests, New Treatments, Better Options: A Step-by-Step Guide to Cutting-Edge Diagnostic Tests and 12 Medically-Proven Treatments [Amazon | WorldCat]

Breast Cancer Books in Spanish