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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.

Results: 1766

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A laryngectomee's travel guide to the British Isles (2017)

Cancer Laryngectomee Trust

This booklet has details of hospitals believed to handle emergencies of the type that laryngectomees may suffer. It includes flash cards (English, French, Spanish, and German) to help a voiceless laryngectomee indicate what the problem is.

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MALT lymphoma (including gastric MALT lymphoma) (January 2017)

Lymphoma Association

This factsheet is about MALT lymphoma – a slow-growing type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It most commonly develops in the stomach (gastric MALT lymphoma) but can develop in other parts of the body (non-gastric MALT lymphoma).

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Breast cancer [Urdu] (September 2017)

Macmillan Cancer Support

This factsheet explains what breast cancer is and describes the possible causes, the symptoms, how it is diagnosed, and the treatment options. Includes the English-langage version. 

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Understanding cancer of the voicebox (larynx) (June 2016)

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet gives information and support to people who have cancer of the larynx. It describes cancer of the larynx, the risk factors, symptoms, how it is diagnosed, staging and grading, treatment options (radiotherapy, surgery, chemotherapy, biological therapies), and living with a laryngectomy. Feelings are explored and the booklet also includes details of useful organisations and resources.

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Radiotherapy after breast surgery. A guide for patients and their families (November 2016)

Christie Hospital NHS Trust

This booklet explains what radiotherapy is, when it will begin, in-patient and outpatient treatment, how treatment is planned, what happens during treatment, possible side-effects, and what happens when treatment ends. It also has sources of further information and support.

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Hormone therapy (June 2016)

Prostate Cancer UK

This factsheet describes the different types of hormone therapy, how they are used and their possible side effects.

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Lobular neoplasia (November 2016)

Breast Cancer Care

This leaflet discusses lobular neoplasia, which includes atypical lobular hyperplasia (ALH) and lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS). It describes the features, diagnosis, and treatment options, and concludes with guidance on how to cope with a diagnosis of lobular neoplasia and sources of support.

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How will I feel after radiotherapy. An easy read guide (2016)

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Easy read information about the possible side-effects of radiotherapy. Includes information specific to St Thomas' Hospital and Guy's Hospital.

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Nausea and vomiting (November 2015)

Lymphoma Association

Lymphoma treatment may cause nausea and vomiting (sickness). This factsheet has practical advice to help manage and cope with these side effects. 

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1 in 3 women who get breast cancer are over 70, so don't assume you're past it. [Audio] (2015)

Department of Health

Audio version of the leaflet aimed at encouraging women over 70 to check their breasts regularly and to go to the doctor as soon as they notice any change.

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