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
Macmillan Cancer Support
Paclitaxel (Taxol®) and carboplatin is a combination chemotherapy regime used to treat cancer of the ovary and cancer of the lung. This factsheet describes the drugs, how they are given and the possible side-effects.
This factsheet describes how stage 2 ovarian cancer is treated.
This factsheet describes how stage 4 ovarian cancer is treated.
This factsheet describes how stage 3 ovarian cancer is treated.
Target Ovarian Cancer
When you have ovarian cancer you might find that your appetite (the amount you want to eat) and the types of food you want to eat are different from before. You might also be wondering if there is anything you can change about your diet (including eating or not eating specific foods) that might impact on how your cancer acts or how effective your treatment is. This booklet aims to give you an overview of the evidence for diet and nutrition in relation to ovarian cancer so that you can make choices that are right for you.
Target Ovarian Cancer|Colostomy UK
Our expert mini guide is for you if you have a stoma or may get one after ovarian cancer surgery. Based on the latest evidence and full of insights from people who understand what you're going through, this guide explores what a stoma is and does and offers practical tips for overcoming common concerns.
This briefing looks at the experience of returning to work after an ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment, the importance of talking to your employer as soon as possible, your rights under the law and what to expect from your employer.
This briefing looks at the issues raised among family members, children and friends when someone is diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It also gives sources of help and support.
This briefing looks at the complementary therapies that are most commonly used by people with ovarian cancer, how they can help to manage treatment side effects and improve quality of life.
This factsheet has information about targeted therapies that can be used to treat ovarian cancer. It describes how they are used, their risks and benefits and how to access them.