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 email@example.com
MDS UK|Leukaemia CARE|Bloodwise
This booklet has been written to help people understand more about MDS. It describes what they are, how they are diagnosed and treated and also the expected outcome (prognosis). It also provides information on coping with the emotional impact of an MDS diagnosis.
Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) appears to be related to long-term treatment with bisphosphonates. This factsheet describes bisphosphonates, why they are linked to ONJ, the risk factors for ONJ, its symptoms, and how it is treated and managed. Includes self-care tips to reduce the risk of ONJ.
James Whale Fund for Kidney Cancer
This factsheet covers topics such as feelings, day-to-day living, palliative care, money matters, and support. Includes details of organisations and discussion fora that offer support.
Penny Brohn Cancer Care
This factsheet explains what massage is and what happens in a massage session. It includes a summary of the research evidence published to date about its effectiveness.
Penny Brohn Cancer Care
This factsheet explains what meditation and mindfulness are and what happens in a meditation and mindfulness session. It includes a summary of the research evidence published to date about its effectiveness.
This leaflet describes when and how to check the breasts for changes and what to look for. It briefly explains what a mammogram is. Contains information on local services and describes the work of Action Cancer in Northern Ireland.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This factsheet is about claiming benefits. Includes the English-language version..
Breast Cancer Care
A booklet for women whose breast cancer has been diagnosed during pregnancy or within a year of giving birth. It describes how breast cancer is diagnosed in pregnancy and the treatment options. It also covers coping with the diagnosis and continuing with the pregnancy.
One in a series of eight leaflets that form the Brain Tumour Patient Guide.