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The web Directory of Information Materials for People Affected by Cancer is regularly updated and currently has details of over 1,900 booklets, leaflets, books and audiovisual materials for people affected by cancer. Most have been published in the last five years but we have included some older ones that are still useful.

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Living with lung cancer. Treatments for lung cancer (includes lung cancer staging) (July 2014)

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

This factsheet does not describe the treatment options but considers the following questions: How do the doctors decide what kind of treatment will work best for me?; I am a smoker, is it worthwhile trying to quit before I start my treatment?; How long will I wait to receive treatment; How will I cope with treatment?; Will my general fitness or age affect the treatment I get offered?.

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What not to say to a cancer patient. How to talk about cancer and create a supportive network (2013)

Bishop PL

A four-year survivor of stage IV papillary thyroid cancer, Paul Bishop offers the newly diagnosed practical advice to effectively manage their energy, resources, and emotions. To those around them he shares an inside perspective into the thoughts, hopes, and fears from the patient's point of view; and provides helpful suggestions for how one can support them. (Publisher)

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The pill and breast cancer risk. How does taking the oral contraceptive pill affect your chances of developing breast cancer? (November 2013)

Breast Cancer Now

This factsheet summarises clearly what is known about taking the contraceptive pill and breast cancer risk.

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Be there for someone facing cancer. A short guide to help make sure no one faces cancer alone (December 2015)

Macmillan Cancer Support

Practical tips on how to support a family member or friend who has been diagnosed with cancer.

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Living with lung cancer. Life after treatment for lung cancer (May 2012)

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Brief advice about coping with life after treatment.

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Living with lung cancer. Types of lung cancer (July 2014)

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

This factsheet briefly describes the different types of lung cancer: small-cell lung cancer; non-small-cell lung cancer; mesothelioma; and carcinoid tumour.

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Living with lung cancer. Travelling and lung cancer (October 2013)

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

Details of insurance companies that will consider providing insurance to people with cancer.

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Managing cancer in the workplace. An employer's guide to supporting staff affected by cancer (October 2013)

Macmillan Cancer Support

This guide has information and practical for employers about how to support employees affected by cancer. It includes examples of best practice and also covers employers' responsibilities and employees' rights.

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Living with lung cancer. Lung cancer tests (July 2014)

Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation

This factsheet briefly describes the tests that may be carried out to diagnose lung cancer as follows: blood tests; bone scan; chest x-ray; bronchoscopy; CT scan; lung function tests; lung perfusion scan; mediastinoscopy; MRI scan; PET scan; sputum; ultrasound.

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The cancer guide. What to expect when you're affected by cancer [Audio CD] (2012)

Macmillan Cancer Support

Audio CD of the booklet, which is designed to inform people affected by cancer about cancer treatment and care. It explains the different stages that people go through when they have cancer, the roles of various cancer care professionals, and how to get additional support and information.

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