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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: 20

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COVID-19 (coronavirus) (March 2020)

Lymphoedema Support Network

Guidance for people with lymphoedema.

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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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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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Recreational exercise and movement with lymphoedema (August 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

This leaflet describes why exercise is important, what happens during exercise, and how it can help people with lymphoedema. It has advice on exercising with lymphoedema, and what to watch out for, and concludes with information about exercises and activities that people with lymphoedema have found useful, including swimming, golf and racquet sports, cycling, walking, yoga or Tai Chi, and going to the gym.

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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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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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Multi-layer lymphoedema bandaging (MLLB) (March 2016)

Lymphoedema Support Network

Multi-layer lymphoedema bandaging (MLLB) can be used as part of the management of lymphoedema for both arm and leg swelling. This leaflet describes what it is, who will benefit from it, how treatments are arranged, what to expect during and after treatment, and the benefits and possible side-effects.

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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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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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