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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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Behaviour and personality change. A resource to help you understand and manage behaviour and personality change when living with a brain tumour (January 2020)

Brainstrust

Up 60% of people diagnosed with a brain tumour experience behaviour and personality changes (BPC). This booklet covers: understanding BPC; what we mean by BPC; causes; symptoms; how BPC is manifested; how it is measured; mood journals; strategies to help people cope; and treatment options and self-help strategies. It also has information for carers, details of who can help, and questions to ask.

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Fatigue and brain tumours (January 2020)

The Brain Tumour Charity

This leaflet aims to help patients understand why they may have less energy. It explains what cancer-related fatigue is and describes the symptoms and possible causes. It has suggestions for coping with fatigue and answers some commonly asked questions and also offers some practical suggestions for coping with the emotional and physical effects of fatigue.

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Meningioma (in adults). What you need to know (January 2020)

The Brain Tumour Charity

This leaflet gives an overview of meningiomas in adults and how they are treated and answers some of the questions you may have about this type of tumour.

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Secondary breast cancer in the brain (August 2020)

Breast Cancer Care

A booklet for people who have been diagnosed with secondary cancer in the brain that has spread from the breast. It describes what secondary breast cancer in the brain is, what the symptoms are, and the investigations. Briefly outlines the treatment options. Lists useful organisations.

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Mindfulness (April 2020)

Brainstrust

When practised regularly, mindfulness can help to reduce stress and anxiety, which can help your emotional well-being and aid sleep. This factsheet explores way that you can practice mindfulness when living with a brain tumour.

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How to deal with money worries (July 2020)

Brainstrust

This factsheet provides a framework to hlep people deal with money worries. 

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How to be assertive to get the support that you need (March 2020)

Brainstrust

This factsheet will help you use assertiveness to get the support that you need.

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How to live with uncertainty (March 2020)

Brainstrust

When you have been diagnosed with a brain tumour, you feel that your life is less secure, more fragile than it once was. You find yourself living in a space where nothing seems certain anymore. It’s a scary place to be, and it can leave you feeling out of control and overwhelmed. This factsheet will help you get comfortable with living with uncertainty.

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How to build a supportive team around you (March 2020)

Brainstrust

This factsheet will help you build a supportive team so you can cope better when a loved one has a brain tumour. 

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Lasting power of attorney (March 2020)

Brainstrust

This factsheet explains all about lasting power of attorney (LPA) to help you to consider whether this is something that you need to implement. 

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