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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.

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Capecitabine (Xeloda) (March 2018)

Breast Cancer Care

This booklet explains briefly what capecitabine (Xeloda®) is, when it may be prescribed, how it works, and possible side-effects.

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Polyps in the bowel (2018)

Guts UK

Polyps are usually benign (non-cancerous) but some may eventually become malignant (cancerous). This leaflet explains what polyps are, what symptoms they may cause, and how they are diagnosed and treated.

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Hodgkin lymphoma (HL) (January 2018)


This booklet provides information about Hodgkin lymphoma, including the incidence, stages, causes, signs and symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Chemotherapy (May 2018)


This factsheet has information about the chemotherapy drugs commonly used to treat ovarian cancer. It covers: What chemotherapy will I need?; Having treatment; Chemotherapy side effects; Treatment with Carboplatin; Treatment with Taxol; Caelyx; Caring for yourself when you are having chemotherapy.

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Borderline ovarian tumours (May 2018)


This factsheet explains what is meant by borderline ovarian cancer and the three situations that might cause concern or uncertainty: borderline ovarian tumours that have spread beyond the ovary (non-invasive and invasive implants); mucinous borderline tumours; stage-1 borderline ovarian tumours in young women treated with limited surgery.

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Medical terms explained (May 2018)


A glossary of medical terms that women with ovarian cancer may come across.

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Surgical menopause (May 2018)


This factsheet describes treatment-induced menopause and offers advice about symptoms such as hot flushes, vaginal dryness and osteoporosis.

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Blocked bowel (May 2018)


A blocked bowel (or bowel obstruction) is a possible complication of ovarian cancer. This factsheet describes how a low fibre (fibre-restricted) diet may help.

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What happens if you are diagnosed (May 2018)


A checklist of questions for women with ovarian cancer to ask their doctor. It is divided into sections such as: What can I expect to happen now?; At your appointment; What if I have ovarian cancer?; My treatment has finished. Now what?. It also has advice on how women can help themselves; for example, talking to others, support groups, and counselling.

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Clear cell carcinoma of the ovary (May 2018)


This factsheet briefly describes clear cell carcinoma of the ovary: what it is; how it is treated; some side-effects of chemotherapy; and what happens after treatment has finished.

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