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Updated with new material, The C Word is the incredibly moving, darkly humorous account of one woman's fight against breast cancer. Now a BBC Drama starring Sheridan Smith.

The last thing Lisa Lynch had expected to put on her 'things to do before you're 30' list was beating breast cancer, but them's the breaks. So with her life on hold, and her mind stuffed with unspoken fears, questions and emotions, she turned to her computer and started blogging about the frustrating, life-altering, sheer pain-in-the-arse inconvenience of getting breast cancer at the age of 28.

The C-Word is an unflinchingly honest and darkly humorous account of Lisa's battle with The Bullshit, as she came to call it. From the good days when she could almost pretend it wasn't happening, to the bad days, when she couldn't bear to wake up, Lisa's story is emotional, heartbreaking and often hilarious. The C-Word will make you laugh and cry, and ultimately reaffirm your faith in life.

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    The C word (crying?)

    What an amazing journey. She is a brave and inspirational character with an equally brave and inspirational family. I cried out loud and laughed out loud. What a journey!!!

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    The c word

    Amazing, so upbeat, but so honest! A good read for those who haven't suffered the dreaded cancer and for those who have!

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    Great funny

    Fantastic read could not put it down. The programme they made from the book was great as well (well done serridon)

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    The C - Word

    Enthralling and funny to the end! A truly inspiring courageous woman! Lots of people can learn from this book

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