Navigation Links
New book by David. H. Brantley Finds Positivity in Crohn’s Disease, Cancer
Date:3/12/2015

Wilmington, N.C. (PRWEB) March 13, 2015

When doctors told author David H. Brantley that he had six months to live because of his Crohn’s disease, he remained resilient. Thirty years later, doctors operated on Brantley and found his colorectal cancer was far worse than they imagined. Still, Brantley persevered.

In his new memoir, “Duct Tape Won’t Stick to a Leaky Ostomy Bag: One Man’s Fight against Crohn’s Disease and Cancer” (published by Archway Publishing), Brantley looks back at his life, recounting his big childhood dreams and his accomplishments as an adult, and celebrates what he says he is best at – beating the odds.

Conversational and humorous in tone, “Duct Tape Won’t Stick to a Leaky Ostomy Bag” takes an unconventional look at Crohn’s disease and cancer, offering a real yet positive look at both diseases. Rather than lamenting his illnesses, Brantley discusses how his trials shaped him into the strong person he is today.

Brantley believes that diseases do not define their patients; it is how the patient chooses to fight the disease that is the true definition of a person’s character. Through his book, Brantley hopes readers will rediscover genuine appreciation for their lives and the motivation to keep reaching for their dreams, no matter what obstacles await them.

“Cancer doesn’t have to be a maudlin, Hollywood Hallmark movie of the week,” Brantley says. “It can be an open door to moving forward and finding success in ways one never thought imaginable.”

“Duct Tape Won’t Stick to a Leaky Ostomy Bag”
By David H. Brantley
Hardcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 166 pages | ISBN 9781480814974
Softcover | 5.5 x 8.5 in | 166 pages | ISBN 9781480814981
E-Book | 166 pages | ISBN 9781480814998
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
David H. Brantley is a former professor of English, communication and developmental studies. His poetry, fiction and essays have appeared in “Frostwriting,” “Connections Literary Magazine” and other venues. He lives in Wilmington, North Carolina, with his partner and devotes much of his free time to charity sewing.

Simon & Schuster, a company with nearly ninety years of publishing experience, has teamed up with Author Solutions, LLC, the leading self-publishing company worldwide, to create Archway Publishing. With unique resources to support books of all kind, Archway Publishing offers a specialized approach to help every author reach his or her desired audience. For more information, visit archwaypublishing.com or call 888-242-5904.

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/DavidHBrantley/03/prweb12582173.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2015 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Brantley Gilbert Tickets in University Park, Worcester, Bangor, Des Moines, Southaven, Kansas City, Tulsa, Jackson, Cedar Park Now Available
2. Research Finds Use of Volpara Solutions’ Quantitative Breast Imaging Tools Help Reduce Subjectivity in Density Assessment and Improve Breast Cancer Risk Prediction
3. New Study Finds Indirect Asbestos Exposure Can Raise Mesothelioma Risk for Sheet Metal Workers, According to Surviving Mesothelioma
4. UC Davis Study Finds Hispanics Develop Alcoholic Liver Disease at Younger Ages than Caucasians or African Americans
5. Study Finds That Cycling Increases Risk For Prostate Cancer
6. UC Davis Study Finds Undocumented Farmworkers Use Medicaid Half as Often as Documented Farmworkers
7. New Study Finds Magnesium May Slow Progress of Diabetes, Retailer Reports
8. Lack of Federal Guidance, Varying Organizational Structures, Contribute to Weak Commitment to Compliance, AIS Newsletter Finds
9. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Plans Offer Wider Access to Out-of Network Services, New AIS Database Finds
10. HealthPlans.com’s New Survey Finds Only One-Third of Respondents Saw Improvements in Healthcare.Gov
11. Hospital Chief Information Officers Take Cautious Approach to Implementing Cloud Technology, AIS Newsletter Finds
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:2/13/2019)... ... February 13, 2019 , ... Dr. Christie ... Haute Beauty network. , The Haute Beauty Network, well known for their ... leading Aesthetic surgeon and our newest addition to the Haute Living partnership. ...
(Date:2/12/2019)... ... February 12, 2019 , ... ... from FDAnews and Ombu Enterprises**, Feb. 19-20, 2019, Atlanta, GA , https://www.fdanews.com/mdriskmanagement ... for the Winds of Change on Jan. 22 , Risk management is just ...
(Date:2/12/2019)... (PRWEB) , ... February 12, 2019 , ... Attorney ... an international educator on advancing standards in addiction treatment, has pledged to donate $1-million ... A Prescription for Liberating a Nation in Pain, to charities across America in 2019, ...
(Date:2/12/2019)... ... February 12, 2019 , ... ... to increase patient satisfaction, improve patient retention, and reduce patient outmigration for attendees ... 11-14. HIMSS provides Surgical Theater with a great venue to highlight the ...
(Date:2/11/2019)... ... February 11, 2019 , ... Z-Medica, LLC, a ... announced today the appointment of nationally recognized cardiothoracic surgeon and researcher, Vinod Thourani, ... Surgery at Georgetown University School of Medicine and the Chairman of Cardiac Surgery ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/13/2019)... , ... February 13, 2019 , ... ... with Vision Source ® as the recipients for the ‘Empower Your Care ... awards, which were announced at the 2019 HIMSS Annual Conference and Exhibition ...
(Date:2/13/2019)... Calif. (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2019 , ... According ... or female) now has a BMI of 26.5, which is considered overweight (the healthy ... the start of the 1980’s into the new millennium, and now news outlets are ...
(Date:2/13/2019)... ... 2019 , ... Abu Dhabi Health Data Services, a new ... Department of Health-Abu Dhabi (DoH) and Injazat Data Systems, a subsidiary of Mubadala ... centralized platform to streamline healthcare connectivity for the Emirate. The system is known ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: