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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: 23

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) (March 2020)

Lymphoedema Support Network

Guidance for people with lymphoedema.

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Holidays and travel for people with lymphoedema (August 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

A leaflet with advice on travelling with lymphoedema.

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Manual lymphatic drainage for people with lymphoedema (October 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

This leaflet explains what manual lymphatic drainage is, who can benefit, and how to arrange treatment.

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Management of oedema in advanced ill health. Information for patients (February 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

Information about oedema in advancing disease. treatment. It describes the causes, symptoms, assessment and investigations and management (skin care, exercise, limb positioning and support, compression, manual lymphatic drainage, kinesio taping and medical treatments).

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Healthy eating for people with lymphoedema (November 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

This leaflet explains why it is important to follow a healthy eating plan and describes how to make the necessary dietary changes.

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General information about lymphoedema and the LSN (May 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

This leaflet has general information about lymphoedema, including the causes, diagnosis, and management, and precautions to decrease the risk of infection. It also lists the aims and objectives of the Lymphoedema Support Network.

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Swollen feet and legs (April 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

Information on skin hygiene, foot protection, and footwear for people with lymphoedema. Includes details of companies supplying specialist footwear.

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What is cellulitis? (December 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

This leaflet describes cellulitis, what causes it, why it occurs in lymphoedema, how to recognise the symptoms, what to do if it develops, what to do after an attack, and how to prevent it.

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The use of kinesio tape in lymphoedema management (August 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

Kinesio Tape is a specialised form of adhesive tape that has been used to treat soft tissue and sporting injuries but is now being used to manage lymphoedema. This leaflet describes how it works and who can benefit and addresses concerns such as allergic reaction, water resistance, and how long to wear it.

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Management of cellulitis in lymphoedema (December 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

A resource for people with lymphoedema to share with their general practitioner or medical team so that cellulitis can be appropriately and promptly treated. It describes what cellulitis is, the features of cellulitis in lymphoedema, the management of cellulitis at home and in hospital, and recurrent cellulitis.

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