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
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
This leaflet has facts about mouth cancer and describes the symptoms, who is at risk and how to reduce the risk.
Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Easy read information on taking care in the sun.
Pancreatic Cancer UK
This booklet explains the standards of care everybody with pancreatic cancer should have while they are being diagnosed and treated for pancreatic cancer. You can use it as a guide to what you should expect. It can also help you talk to your doctors and nurses about the care you should receive.
ENABLE Scotland|Macmillan Cancer Support|CHANGE
This booklet is about getting good health care if you have cancer and a learning disability.
Details of companies that supply skin products to help people with a stoma manage their condition.
This illustrated booklet aims to guide people with a colostomy through the first months after the operation and help them adapt to life with a stoma. It covers care of the stoma (including changing the bag, disposal of products, and irrigation) going home after the operation, diet and nutrition (including odour, wind, diarrhoea and constipation), clothing, sex and relationships, exercise, going back to work and travel.
Christie Hospital NHS Trust
Some illnesses or treatments may make swallowing difficult. This booklet has ideas on how to prepare soft or liquidised foods and how to make food more nourishing by enriching it with dairy produce, fats, sugars and fortified milk. Includes meal suggestions.
National Association of Laryngectomee Clubs
Describes care of a stoma following laryngectomy, including cleaning, humidification, airway protection and clothing.
British Lung Foundation
Information and support for those caring for someone with a lung condition (not specifically lung cancer).
General Medical Council
This guide explains how to create a partnership with your doctor and get the most out of the consultation.