Catherine Guthrie is an award-winning health and science journalist. Her portfolio includes more than three dozen national magazines including Time, Prevention, Family Circle, Self, Fitness, Health, and O, The Oprah Magazine. She’s contributed to three books on women’s health and, in 2007, Catherine co-wrote a how-to memoir with Bay Area businessman Stuart Skorman titled Confessions of a Serial Entrepreneur: Why I can’t Stop Starting Over (John Wiley & Sons). She is currently working on her own breast cancer memoir.
It may scare you to realize this—but you, and not your doctors, are in charge of your medical care. They’re not gods, and you’re not a wuss. Got that? O shows how to fight (nicely) for the best possible treatment.