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ebook ISBN: 978-1-9161617-2-6


Number 1 Amazon bestseller

Top 20 Waterstones bestseller

Finalist for The People's Book Prize 2019


'Ticking Off Breast Cancer is a candid, thoughtful account of the way Sara dealt with a breast cancer diagnosis. She is one impressive woman'

 Victoria Derbyshire


ABOUT: Sara is a married forty-something mother of two and part-time lawyer in London, Sara managed her life by to-do list after to-do list. However, when breast cancer appeared on her list, Sara’s life as she previously knew it, was thrown upside down. Ticking Off Breast Cancer is a chronological narrative of Sara’s life from the day of her diagnosis and throughout treatment. It follows her as she deals with the physical, emotional and mental challenges thrown at her by cancer and provides an honest insight into the treatment given to a breast cancer patient together with the impact that this has on someone’s life. By sharing many of her to-do lists in the form of checklists at the end of each chapter, Ticking Off Breast Cancer provides thoughtful, helpful advice for every step of the way. 


ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Sara is a number 1 bestselling author. She lives in Hertfordshire with her husband of fifteen years, their two children and a dog who likes to eat socks.​In October 2016, Sara was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of forty-two. Not ever expecting to be diagnosed with breast cancer and having to deal with the impact that cancer can have on an already busy life (one involving a juggling motherhood, working and everything else that a forty-something year old woman has to fit in her life) Sara decided to use her experience to help others who were going through the same thing.​ Towards the end of her treatment, Sara set up her website,, and wrote her bestselling debut book Ticking Off Breast Cancer. Ticking off Breast Cancer was a finalist for 'Best Non-Fiction' for The People's Book Prize. With the book and the website, Sara has created something that will support and encourage others throughout their breast cancer treatment and beyond.​ Sara works part-time in London as an insurance lawyer but now spends a lot of her time working on her website and collaborating with cancer charities by writing and speaking at events.

For more on Sara

Twitter: @Tickoffcancer



Ticking off Breast Cancer by Sara Liyanage - ebook

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