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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.

Results: 15

Cover image of 'Cancer of the oesophagus and people with learning disabilities. A guide for carers'

Cancer of the oesophagus and people with learning disabilities. A guide for carers (2006)

Family Advice and Information Resource

People with profound learning difficulties are more at risk of developing oesophageal cancer. This leaflet for carers describes the signs and symptoms.

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Helicobacter pylori and people with learning disabilities: a guide for carers (2006)

Family Advice and Information Resource

Helicobacter pylori is very common in people with learning difficulties and is associated with stomach cancer. This guide for carers briefly outlines what Helicobacter pylori is, the symptoms, and the treatment.

Cover image of 'Living with cancer. 3: Colorectal (bowel) cancer'

Living with cancer. 3: Colorectal (bowel) cancer (2006)

Family Advice and Information Resource

This illustrated booklet is for people with learning difficulties. It outlines the purpose of the bowel, what might cause bowel cancer, the changes to look out for, having a check-up at the doctor's, tests at the hospital, and how to keep the bowel healthy.

Cover image of 'Living with cancer. 2: Someone I know has cancer. What does it mean for me?'

Living with cancer. 2: Someone I know has cancer. What does it mean for me? (2005)

Family Advice and Information Resource

This illustrated booklet for people with learning difficulties describes what might happen if a relative, friend or carer is diagnosed with cancer. It looks at feelings, going to the hospital, treatments, and how to help.

Cover image of 'Living with cancer. 1: What is cancer?'

Living with cancer. 1: What is cancer? (2004)

Family Advice and Information Resource

This illustrated booklet is aimed at people with learning difficulties. It explains what cancer is, when to go to the doctor, and what will happen at each stage of the process, including the tests that might be needed in hospital, the test results, and what happens if cancer is diagnosed. It briefly mentions treatment options. Concludes with a list of tips on keeping healthy. An audio CD is also available.

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