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 firstname.lastname@example.org
NHS Health Scotland
Easy read information for women about what happens after their cervical screening test, including: the letters that may be received; what happens at the colposcopy clinic; treatment; what causes changes in the cervix.
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.
Carers Northern Ireland
Guidance and advice for carers in Northern Ireland. This guide is designed to outline the support available and your rights as a carer.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This booklet explains what clinical trials are, and why and how they are carried out. It describes the different types of trials and suggests questions that people might ask before deciding whether to take part in a clinical trial. Includes details of useful organisations and other resources.
Macmillan Cancer Support
Information for people who have had treatment for head and neck cancer and who are experiencing side-effects after treatment has ended.
Poetry Space Ltd
Mark Sims, a young doctor was diagnosed with advanced skin cancer just before his 27th birthday. This is the story of his 23-month wrestle with the disease, his passion to raise awareness and funds for vital research and how he found love quite unexpectedly, while working through his bucket list. Sadly, Mark died on January 19th 2017. His book is being published posthumously. (Publisher)
Breast Cancer Care
This booklet describes ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS), the symptoms, how a diagnosis is made, the different types of DCIS, and the treatment options. It also has a short section on coping with breast cancer.
This leaflet describes Barrett's oesophagus, how it is caused, the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment.
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
An easy read guide for women thinking about having a smear test.
Self-published using CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
In this, his first venture into the literary world, Terry Barry has succeeded in producing a distinctive, perceptive and truly heartwarming story about his battle with life-threatening illness and disease, drawing on medical records and diary entries and written in an engagingly immediate style, skilfully and sympathetically addressing the physical, psychological and emotional turmoil that affected him, his family and friends, prompting him to re-evaluate his recollection of past events and determining his aspirations and goals for the future (Publisher).