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
Breast Cancer Now
This booklet explores the feelings and experiences of younger women diagnosed with breast cancer, covering topics such as treatment, physical effects, relationships, finding support, and practical issues. Individual women share their thoughts and experiences.
Breast Cancer Care
A booklet for people who have been treated for breast cancer and who may be concerned about their risk of osteoporosis. It describes osteoporosis, who is at risk, breast cancer treatment and bone density, how to look after your bones, and what to do if you think you have osteoporosis.
Breast Cancer Care
A booklet for women who are experiencing menopausal symptoms after breast cancer treatment. It has advice on treatments (prescription drugs and complementary therapies) and practical measures for coping with hot flushes, vaginal dryness, loss of libido, mood swings, joint pain and risk of osteoporosis. Includes details of further support.
This factsheet describes treatment-induced menopause and offers advice about symptoms such as hot flushes, vaginal dryness and osteoporosis.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This booklet describes why bone health is important, the factors that affect the bones (including cancer treatments) and has guidance on how to maintain bone health (diet, physical activity). It also covers treatments, such as bisphosphonates. It does not cover problems related to primary or secondary bone cancer.
National Osteoporosis Society
This factsheet describes what osteoporosis is, and considers the link between breast cancer treatments and the risk of developing osteoporosis.
Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
Information about osteoporosis and the health of your bones after treatment for childhood cancer. Written to accompany the CCLG booklet "Aftercure: A guide for teenage and young adult survivors of childhood cancer".