"My Sister's Cancer "chronicles one family's eleven-month journey from cancer diagnosis to death. Even people of faith find their beliefs tested when doctors utter the words "unfriendly mass," "tumor," and "stage four cancer." Faith was one day a crutch that supported and the next a hope that sustained. Undergirded by the prayer support of countless believers, the courage and resolve to press on came as daily gifts.
Read the actual e-mail updates that present the realities of declining health and struggles to cope with inevitable loss. Gain insight into caregiver and patient needs, and how to be a supportive presence. Be encouraged by faith displayed despite given odds. Consider the world beyond this one, where there is no more death or mourning or crying or pain. Walk through the peaks and valleys of a loved one's illness, as their journey is relayed through her sister's eyes.