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
Macmillan Cancer Support
Many people have eating problems during and after cancer treatment. This can be related to the cancer or to the side effects of cancer treatments. This booklet talks about some common eating problems and why they might happen. It also suggests some practical ways to manage them. There is also information for carers, family members and friends.
Christie Hospital NHS Trust
Some illnesses or treatments may make swallowing difficult. This booklet has ideas on how to prepare soft or liquidised foods and how to make food more nourishing by enriching it with dairy produce, fats, sugars and fortified milk. Includes meal suggestions.
This booklet uses pictures and easy words to help you understand howmyeloma is treated.
Having difficulty swallowing is a common problem for people living with a terminal illness. It can affect your ability to eat, drink and take medication, and this may be worrying for you and your family and friends. This booklet has information about how your healthcare team can help you, and what you can do to help yourself.
This booklet covers what lymphoma is and how you might feel after finding out you have it.
This booklet covers what watch and wait is, who might go on watch and wait and what happens at your check-ups with your doctors.
This booklet covers what happens after treatment, including check-ups and how to live well after treatment.
This Easy Read booklet is for people living with an illness that they will probably die from. It tells them about the different people who can help them and care for them.
This Easy Read booklet is for people living with an illness that they will probably die from. It tells them about how they might feel and what might help.
This booklet covers what treatment is, what chemotherapy, radiotherapy and stem cell transplants are, and what side effects you might get from treatment.