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.
Please enter a word or phrase into the search box to find relevant materials. If you want to search for a phrase, please use quotes, eg “Macmillan Cancer Support”, “Breast cancer”. If you have any questions about the web directory please contact Sue Hawkins email@example.com
Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer
This factsheet describes inguinal and pelvic lymph node dissection and possible complications such as infection and lymphoedema.
Guidance and advice for carers in Wales. This guide sets out what rights carers have and how they can get financial and practical help and support.
Cancer Research UK
This leaflet describes six ways you can help reduce your cancer risk: be smoke free; cut down on booze; keep a healthy weight; think about what's on your plate; get moving; stay safe in the sun.
NHS Health Scotland
Information for women about their cervical screening test results, including: the letters that may be received; what happens at the colposcopy clinic; treatment; what causes changes in the cervix.
Burkitt lymphoma is a fast-growing form of blood cancer that can affect adults and children. This fact sheet explains what Burkitt lymphoma is, how it’s diagnosed and treated in adults, and where to go for more support.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This booklet is about how cancer and its treatment can affect your sex life. It is for anyone who needs information about this before, during or after cancer treatment. This information is for you whether or not you are in a relationship or having sex. We hope you find it helpful whatever your sexual orientation or gender.
This booklet provides a brief overview of myeloma, the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment and management.
This leaflet explains the advantages and disadvantages of colostomy irrigation as an alternative to a stoma pouch. It describes who can and cannot irrigate, when irrigation can start, how it is taught, the equipment and supplies required, and how to irrigate.
This guide is for people living with a terminal illness and their friends and family. It aims to helps you explore your care options. It explains what care may be available, what you can expect from it, and who to ask for help.
This fact sheet is for people who may be chosen to donate stem cells to someone else. It explains how stem cell transplants can help people with blood cancer, and what happens when you donate stem cells.