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
This booklet has advice and information for men who have continence problems due to a problem with their prostate or treatment for prostate disease.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This booklet has information about the side effects of pelvic radiotherapy during treatment. There is a separate booklet for men experiencing late effects (Managing the late effects of pelvic radiotherapy in men).
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
This factsheet briefly describes the tests that may be carried out to diagnose lung cancer as follows: blood tests; bone scan; chest x-ray; bronchoscopy; CT scan; lung function tests; lung perfusion scan; mediastinoscopy; MRI scan; PET scan; sputum; ultrasound.
Books Beyond Words
This book is a companion text to Going Into Hospital. Both books are aimed at people with learning disabilities, their carers and medical professionals in hospital settings. Going to Out-Patients follows a man and a woman through various out-patient situations and treatment scenarios. Situations covered include trying to find the right place, waiting, and seeing the doctor. Common procedures are also illustrated including an ultrasound, a hearing test an X-ray, and a plaster cast being put on and eventually removed. (Publisher)
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.