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
Prostate Cancer UK
Bisphosphonates are a group of drugs that can be used to treat prostate cancer that has spread to the bones (advanced prostate cancer). This factsheet describes how bisphosphonates work, the advantages and disadvantages, what treatment involves and the possible side effects.
This leaflet describes the prostate, the most common symptoms or signs and what they might mean (benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatis, prostate cancer).
PCaSO Prostate Cancer Support Network
This booklet covers diagnosis (including the DRE and the PSA test), the Gleason score and the staging of prostate cancer, treatment options (active surveillance, watchful waiting, radical prostatectomy, external beam radiotherapy, brachytherapy, cryotherapy, high intensity focused ultrasound, hormone treatment, chemotherapy and photodynamic therapy), clinical trials, side effects (sexual problems, continence, bone health), and diet and lifestyle.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This factsheet is about how prostate cancer is diagnosed and treated.
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
This leaflet describes the prostate gland and explains how prostate cancer starts, the signs to look out for and what to do if symptoms develop. Treatment options are briefly outlined. Includes details of services offered by Cancer Focus Northern Ireland.
Public Health England
This information sheet aims to give men balanced information so that they can decide whether to have the PSA test.
Z-card with facts about prostate cancer (what is the prostate, the symptoms of prostate cancer) and testicular cancer (what it is, the causes, how to examine the testicles, what to do of a change is noticed).
This booklet describes the use of these three treatments to treat the urinary symptoms that may be caused by an enlarged prostate or by prostate cancer.
Prostate Cancer UK
Audio version of the booklet for men who have been recently diagnosed with prostate cancer. It describes the prostate, how prostate cancer is diagnosed, what the test results mean, the treatment options, and the support available. It has space to record contact details and other information that may be useful, such as appointment times and PSA levels.
Cancer Research UK
This leaflet describes the prostate, the risk factors for prostate cancer, the symptoms, and what will happen at the doctor's.