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
Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer
This factsheet describes inguinal and pelvic lymph node dissection and possible complications such as infection and lymphoedema.
Guidance and advice for carers in Wales. This guide sets out what rights carers have and how they can get financial and practical help and support.
The Oesophageal Patients Association
Recipes and tips for people with oesophageal cancer who are having problems eating.
NHS Health Scotland
Information for women about their cervical screening test results, including: the letters that may be received; what happens at the colposcopy clinic; treatment; what causes changes in the cervix.
Burkitt lymphoma is a fast-growing form of blood cancer that can affect adults and children. This fact sheet explains what Burkitt lymphoma is, how it’s diagnosed and treated in adults, and where to go for more support.
This booklet provides a brief overview of myeloma, the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment and management.
This leaflet explains the advantages and disadvantages of colostomy irrigation as an alternative to a stoma pouch. It describes who can and cannot irrigate, when irrigation can start, how it is taught, the equipment and supplies required, and how to irrigate.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This booklet is designed to help people talk to children and teenagers about cancer. It has suggestions about how to tell a child or teenager that you have cancer, understand their reactions, help them cope, explain cancer treatments, and deal with changes to family life.
This guide is for people living with a terminal illness and their friends and family. It aims to helps you explore your care options. It explains what care may be available, what you can expect from it, and who to ask for help.
Breast Test Wales
This leaflet has information about the accuracy, advantages and disadvantages of breast screening, what it is, why it is important; who is screened; what to wear, and what happens during the procedure and afterwards. It also answers common questions that women may have.