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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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Childhood brain tumours (February 2014)

The Brain Tumour Charity

This factsheet briefly describes brain tumours in children, the risk factors, diagnosis, treatment options and long-term side effects. It also describes the different types of brain tumours in children.

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Living without your child (July 2014)

CLIC Sargent

One of a series of three booklets written using the experiences of parents whose child has died of cancer. This booklet has advice and guidance on dealing with grief, dealing with other people, supporting other children, wider family and friends, as well as practical issues such as what to do with the child's personal belongings and their room.

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Chemotherapy for children (February 2014)

The Brain Tumour Charity

This factsheet has information about the use of chemotherapy to treat brain tumours in children.

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When your child isn't going to get better (July 2014)

CLIC Sargent

This booklet has been written using the real experiences of bereaved parents to support parents and carers when they are told that their child will die of cancer. It has advice and guidance on emotions, making informed choices, getting support, what to tell other children, close family and friends, how to deal with offers of help, informing the school, work, and coping with the death of the child.

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Back to school. Supporting a pupil with cancer at your school (March 2014)

CLIC Sargent

DVD for school staff, to help them support young people following their return to school after a cancer diagnosis. It shows the experiences of young people and covers the emotional impact of returning to education after diagnosis and treatment and how staff can help pupils reintegrate into school life.

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Teenage lymphoedema (June 2014)

Lymphoedema Support Network

Leaflet addressing the concerns of young people diagnosed with lymphoedema: for example, what it is, and the treatment options. Includes quotes from young people with lymphoedema

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The diary of a mother, her son and his monster (2014)

Empire Publications

Caroline Burch experienced every parent's worst nightmare when her son Elliot was diagnosed with cancer when he was just six months old. To document her experiences she kept a diary detailing the ups and downs of her son's treatment and the emotional anguish of their situation from diagnosis to remission. Ten years later, and with Elliot happily recovered from the condition that threatened his life, Caroline looks back at the traumatic months when there appeared to be no end in sight to the misery. Caroline's story is proof that there is life after cancer and this book is a tribute to the tireless work of the individuals who help parents and their children emerge from their nightmare. (Publisher)

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Dexamethasone. A self help guide for parents (April 2013)

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group

Advice and guidance on managing the behaviour of children taking dexamethasone as part of treatment for acute lymphoblastic leukaemia.

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Sam and Lucy visit the dentist. A children's guide to mouthcare (February 2013)

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group

Storybook for children who are having treatment for cancer about looking after their teeth and going to the dentist.

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Stem cell transplant. A guide to stem cell transplantation for teenagers and young adults (January 2013)

Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group

This guide describes stem cells and explains what a stem cell transplantation is, why it might be necessary, and the different types of transplants. It also describes the process of finding a donor, the pre-transplant operation, the transplant team, what to bring to hospital, preparing to receive a bone marrow transplant, what happens during the transplant and afterwards, the side-effects, getting ready to go home and getting back to normal. Includes details of useful organisations and a glossary.

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