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.
Please enter a word or phrase into the search box to find relevant materials. If you want to search for a phrase, please use quotes, eg “Macmillan Cancer Support”, “Breast cancer”. If you have any questions about the web directory please contact Sue Hawkins email@example.com
This leaflet describes how a colonoscopy through the stoma is carried out, the preparation beforehand (bowel cleansing), what happens afterwards and the possible risks. It also explains what polyps are.
Target Ovarian Cancer|Colostomy UK
Our expert mini guide is for you if you have a stoma or may get one after ovarian cancer surgery. Based on the latest evidence and full of insights from people who understand what you're going through, this guide explores what a stoma is and does and offers practical tips for overcoming common concerns.
Adapting to life with a stoma can be challenging and the thought of exercise may well be the last thing on your mind as you recover from surgery. This booklet has advice on exercises to try and how to manage your stoma while exercising or playing sport.
Information about bowel cancer, including causes, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment options, and secondary bowel cancer.
Teaching a person with dementia how to care for their stoma is not possible in all cases, but where it is possible, attempts should be made to encourage them. The level of independence achievable will vary. A person with dementia may benefit from extra time and repetition of the tips in this booklet, which were suggested by healthcare professionals who have been actively involved in the care of ostomates with dementia.
Details of companies that supply speciliast clothing for people with a stoma.
Details of companies that supply deodorants for people with a colostomy.
Details of products and suppliers that can help with problems of leakage for people with a stoma.
Details of suppliers of bed protection products for people with a stoma.