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
This booklet describes the various types of insurance (health, life, travel, car) and explains how having cancer can affect buying and claiming insurance. It also has details of further information and support.
This Infopack has been written for all myeloma patients to help them live well. It may also be helpful for carers, family and friends to read.
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 leaflet has information about travelling with a urostomy. It covers travel by car, train or by air, travel insurance, RADAR keys, 'No waiting' cards, and medical identification bracelets.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This booklet is for people with cancer who would like to travel. It covers issues such as insurance, vaccinations and immunisations, avoiding health problems, taking care in the sun, taking medicines abroad, and stoma care. Includes details of useful organisations.
Beating Bowel Cancer
Food and diet can cause problems following treatment for bowel cancer. This booklet describes the side-effects of treatment (sore mouth, dry mouth, wind, nausea and vomiting) and suggests ways to help deal with them. It also has practical advice about maintaining a healthy diet, living with a colostomy, work and social life, travel and eating out.
Comprehensive booklet for young people with lymphoma.
This booklet aims to help people understand more about the different types of low-grade non-Hodgkin lymphoma. It describes how they typically affect people, the usual treatments, and what to expect during and after treatment. <!-- ?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" ? -->
Breast Cancer Care
This booklet provides practical information about breast prostheses (artificial breast forms), bras and clothes for women who have had surgery for breast cancer. Includes photographs, quotes from women, and details of suppliers.