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
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Prostate Cancer UK
This factsheet describes the different types of hormone therapy, how they are used and their possible side effects.
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.
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.
Lymphoma treatment may cause nausea and vomiting (sickness). This factsheet has practical advice to help manage and cope with these side effects.
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.