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
Pancreatic Cancer Action
This booklet for patients and carers contains information about how pancreatic cancer can affect diet and nutrition. It covers managing dietary symptoms such as poor appetite, weight loss and diarrhoea, dietary supplements and diabetes and diet. Contains dietary advice for patients undergoing surgery and for patients undergoing treatments such as chemotherapy.
Christie Hospital NHS Trust
Designed by dieticians for people with eating difficulties, this booklet describes the supplements available, those that are most suitable, and how each product can be used. Indicates those that are approved for kosher or halal diets.
Jo's Cervical Cancer Trust
A guide for women who have recently been diagnosed with cervical cancer, and those who care about them.
Breast Cancer Care
This leaflet uses illustrations to show women how to check their breasts and the changes to look for.
One in a series of eight leaflets that form the Brain Tumour Patient Guide.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This audiobook explains what happens at the end of life and how to plan for it. It gives information about issues such as choosing where to be looked after, sorting out unfinished business, getting financial help, who can help if you’re being cared for at home and what to expect in the last few days of life. It also includes information for your relatives and close friends who may be involved in your care.
Guidance on the different types of appliances, changing the appliance, disposing of used appliances, day-to-day life with a colostomy (eating, bathing and showering) and common concerns (sore skin, bleeding, parastomal hernia, leaking, ballooning, pancaking, constipation, diarrhoea, odour, rectal discharge and rectal discomfort).
Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
This booklet provides information about common symptoms, their causes and available treatments and includes suggestions for things parents and carers can do at home to help their child.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This factsheet is about some of the side effects of cancer treatment.
A directory of support services and resources for people with a brain tumour in Greater Manchester.