AMY BYER SHAINMAN
Providing education and support surrounding
BRCA and other hereditary cancer syndromes
"Resurrection Lily is as helpful a book as you will find on the topic of BRCA mutations. Amy Byer Shainman has deftly intertwined crucial scientific information with moving stories of how she, her family and her friends have navigated this complex genetic issue."
- Barron H. Lerner, MD, PhD, Author of The Breast Cancer Wars: Hope, Fear and the Pursuit of a Cure in Twentieth-Century America
"Shainman's memoir is poignantly inspirational throughout...she provides sensible information about medical due-diligence, especially involving genetic testing."
- Kirkus Reviews
"Amy Byer Shainman achieves a powerful thing in Resurrection Lily - she brings highly curated clinical information and personal experience together. By sharing her own 'previvor' voice, the voices of family and friends with cancer and hereditary risks, and the expert voices of the clinical care team that supports individuals at high risk for cancer, she has created a fantastic resource for those who want to understand the experience of genetic counseling and genetic testing, whether they are seeking information for prevention, treatment or for the benefit of their family."
- Erica Ramos, MS, LCGC, Past President National Society of Genetic Counselors
"Reading Resurrection Lily, I felt understood and, most importantly, not alone."
- Devin Sidell, actress, BRCA 1 positive previvor