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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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How to stop smoking and stay stopped [large print] (2014)

NHS Health Scotland

This booklet is for smokers who are seriously thinking of giving up smoking. The contents include: Thinking about stopping; Preparing to stop; Stopping; Staying stopped; Further help; Medications.

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Focus on nutrition and physical activity (July 2014)

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Advice about lifestyle changes that may reduce the risk of developing cancer.

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A guide for exercising during and after treatment for cancer (July 2014)

Christie Hospital NHS Trust

The aim of this booklet is to teach people a simple exercise programme for use during and after treatment for cancer. It describes what fatigue is, including the signs to look for, and the benefits of exercise. It demonstrates ten exercises with the aid of diagrams. The accompanying DVD teaches a programme of exercises suitable for all ages and abilities.

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Focus on men's health (July 2014)

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Lifestyle tips for men to help reduce the risk of cancer.

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Focus on women's health (July 2014)

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Lifestyle tips for women to help reduce the risk of cancer.

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Alcohol and breast cancer risk. How much does drinking alcohol affect your risk? (May 2014)

Breast Cancer Now

This factsheet summarises clearly what is known about alcohol drinking and breast cancer risk.

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The Haven in your kitchen. Seasonal recipes for healthy living (January 2014)

The Haven

Companion recipe book to The Haven’s guide to healthy eating. The aim is to educate and inspire people to use food to develop a healthier lifestyle, whatever their state of health.

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Focus on common female cancers (July 2014)

Cancer Focus Northern Ireland

Brief overview of the most common women's cancers (ovarian, cervical, womb and breast).

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The Haven's guide to healthy eating (September 2014)

The Haven

This booklet outlines the nutritional recommendations of The Haven and explains the reasoning behind them.

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100 questions and answers about prostate cancer (2014)

Jones and Bartlett Publishers

Whether you're a newly diagnosed prostate cancer patient, a survivor, or a friend or relative of either, this book offers help. The only text to provide both the doctor's and patient's point of view, '100 questions and answers about prostate cancer' gives you authoritative, practical answers to your questions about treatment options, post-treatment quality of life, sources of support, and much more. This updated third edition provides a comprehensive discussion of what you can expect in the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer, while patient commentary gives you a real-life understanding of what these steps might mean for your day-to-day life. This book is an invaluable resource for anyone coping with the physical and emotional turmoil of this frightening disease. (Publisher)

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