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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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Lymphoedema. A guide for cancer patients (May 2014)

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust

This booklet contains information about the lymphatic system and the causes of lymphoedema. It describes how lymphoedema is managed (skin care, exercise, external support such as hosiery and bandaging, and massage) and how it will affect everyday life. It concludes with advice about lifestyle and self-help. Includes useful addresses.

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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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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 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 tool kit (2014)

Prostate Cancer UK

A folder of factsheets for men who have been diagnosed with prostate cancer. It contains factsheets on how prostate cancer is diagnosed, how it is treated and lifestyle issues. The Tool Kit is individually tailored in response to requests from men diagnosed with prostate cancer, but additional factsheets can be requested or downloaded from the website.

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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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Life after cancer treatment [Audio CD] (September 2014)

Macmillan Cancer Support

Audio CD of the booklet for people who have completed their recommended physical treatments for cancer. It covers dealing with the physical effects of cancer and its treatment, feelings, relationships with friends and family, making lifestyle changes, finances, and returning to work. Includes details of useful organisations and other resources such as books, tapes, and websites.

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Signs and symptoms of cancer - what to be aware of [Audio CD] (August 2014)

Macmillan Cancer Support

Audio CD of the leaflet explaining how to recognise the early signs of cancer and how to reduce the risk. It describes the symptoms to look out for (unexplained bleeding, weight loss, lumps, pain) and how to reduce the risk by making lifestyle changes (smoking, diet, exercise, alcohol drinking and taking care in the sun).

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