Chronicling Cancer, In Graphic Form Cartoonists Brian Fies and Miriam Engelberg use comics to write about cancer. Both say they've found one cartoon drawing can distill meaning, humor and sadness more effectively than a 50-page essay.
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Chronicling Cancer, In Graphic Form

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Chronicling Cancer, In Graphic Form

Chronicling Cancer, In Graphic Form

Chronicling Cancer, In Graphic Form

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Brian Fies writes and draws about his mother's struggle with lung cancer in Mom's Cancer. Brian Fies/Abrams Image hide caption

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Miriam Engelberg was 43 when she was diagnosed with cancer. hide caption

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'My Cancer' Blog

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Images from Mom's Cancer by Brian Fies (Abrams Image). (c) Brian Fies.
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Images used with permission of HarperCollins Publishers, Inc

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