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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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Late effects of lymphoma treatment (May 2016)

Lymphoma Association

This factsheet discusses the late effects of treatment for lymphoma in people who were adult at the time of treatment. It covers fatigue, neuropathy, reduced fertility, second cancers, reduced thyroid function, heart disease, and damage to other tissues such as the lungs and salivary glands.

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Hair loss (August 2016)

Lymphoma Association

Understanding the causes of hair loss and knowing how to cover it, if you choose to, can help you cope with this change in your appearance. This factsheet offers advice on how to care for your hair and scalp during and after treatment. It also tells you about some of the headwear options you may wish to consider using until your hair grows back 

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Radiotherapy (2016)

CHANGE

An easy read booklet explaining what radiotherapy is and how it is given.  

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How will I feel after radiotherapy. An easy read guide (2016)

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Easy read information about the possible side-effects of radiotherapy. Includes information specific to St Thomas' Hospital and Guy's Hospital.

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Information about radiotherapy. An easy read guide (2016)

Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Easy read information about radiotherapy. Includes information specific to St Thomas' Hospital and Guy's Hospital.

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Hodgkin lymphoma (November 2016)

Lymphoma Action

This comprehensive booklet discusses Hodgkin lymphoma in detail.

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Side effects from radiotherapy (2016)

CHANGE

An easy read booklet about the possible side effects of radiotherapy and where to get support. 

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Stereotactic radiotherapy (April 2016)

The Brain Tumour Charity

Stereotactic radiotherapy or SRT is a type of radiation treatment. This factsheet explains how it works and describes the planning stages, the procedure, the differences between SRT and radiosurgery, the benefits and possible side effects.

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Your pathway. Bowel cancer treatment (March 2016)

Beating Bowel Cancer

This booklet aims to help people with bowel cancer understand the patient pathway and the treatment options available to them. As well as describing surgery, chemotherapy (including descriptions of specific drugs), and radiotherapy, it also covers clinical trials, what happens after treatment, and who's who in the multidisciplinary team. Real case studies are used to illustrate and reinforce the information given.

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How is primary breast cancer treated? (November 2016)

Breast Cancer Care

This large print A4 format booklet is about primary breast cancer treatments. It gives a series of questions and answers in a simple format. It complements Breast Cancer Care's more detailed booklet Treating primary breast cancer.

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