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Inviting Resiliency to Join the Family’s Journey with Cancer

ByAnne Prouty Lyness

The purpose of this chapter is to introduce family therapists to one use of a feminist-informed construction of resiliency as an organizing principle for therapy with families as they find themselves beginning an unpredictable medical treatment regime, one that is often unpredictable in its course and in its effects on the patient and the family.