What people have said about A Love Affair with Cancer

‘Pattison’s words should resonate with so many people and will be acutely felt by anyone similarly diagnosed.  Read A Love Affair with Cancer and I defy you not to be moved'; Kevin Rendall, Leader 2010.

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'An inspirational story'; Shields Gazette 2006.

 ‘An unparalleled journey providing inspiration and hope’; The Bloomsbury Review 2006.

As a cancer survivor myself. I was touched to tears to have read words only someone that has walked this path such as myself can truly understand what the inner self has to feel during and after having cancer’; Marilyn Coish (Canadian living in UK), Amazon review 2007.

‘The author is articulate and vivid in his description of his diagnosis’; Cancer Nursing Practice 2006.

'A truly amazing man and amazing story'; North East Tonight, Tyne tees Television 2006.

'The silence was deafening as John presented his life story to a mesmerised audience, you could feel the emotion in the room'; Denise Graves Lymphoma Nursing Conference 2009.

'Cancer is a word which strikes fear into the hearts of most people, but for John Pattison, it is something which is at the centre of his existence’; Sunderland Echo 2007.

‘This book was really hard for me to read but once I started I couldn't put it down. I felt in places he was talking about my experiences with chemo. I cried and laughed as I related to the treatment and talk of my home town. His story gives inspiration to those fighting this ever more common disease’; Janine Wales, (South Shields) Amazon review 2007.

'An incredible journey and even more remarkable story'; Julia Hankin Show, Radio Newcastle 2007.

‘I had heard from a number of people that this book offered something no other cancer story did, I was sceptical! But, after reading it I agree and feel a whole lot better for reading it. In fact, between emotional tears and then subsequent laughter I felt as if I'd shared part of this man's experience. What an inspiration’; Lauren Dent (Exeter), Amazon review 2006.

"A Love Affair With Cancer has been essential reading for my family and several friends" Mr. Dibs, Bass player with legendary Space Rock band Hawkwind, September 2014.

"This book will take you thru every emotion that there is and make you feel a better person for it. Strongly recommend." Mick Ouen, Southend-on-sea, September 2014.






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