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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Dexamethasone is a steroid drug used in the treatment of myeloma. It belongs to a class of steroids called glucocorticoids. This factsheet describes what it is, how it works, how it is given, and possible side-effects.
The Brain Tumour Charity
This factsheet describes when and why children might be given steroids, how they are taken and the possible side-effects, and answers some commonly asked questions that you may have about steroids in children.
DT-PACE is a treatment combination used to treat myeloma patients who have received several previous treatments or who are refractory to treatment. This factsheet describes what it is, how it works, how it is given, and possible side-effects.
Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
This factsheet has information on the use of dexamethasone in children and young people with cancer. It also offers help to parents in managing the behaviour of children with cancer that requires regular steroids.