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
Public Health England
This leaflet is for trans (transgender) and non-binary people in England. It tells you about the adult NHS screening programmes that are available in England and explains who we invite for screening.
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.
Comprehensive booklet for young people with lymphoma.
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.
Lymphoedema Support Network
Guidance for people with lymphoedema.
Hospice UK|Dying Matters
Guidance for people supporting someone who has been bereaved: what should I say; where to start; what to expect; do's and don'ts; where to go for help and support.
Newer antibodies against CD20 are beginning to offer alternatives to rituximab for some people with lymphoma. This factsheet covers: antibodies targeting CD20; ofatumumab (Arzerra®); obinutuzumab (Gazyvaro®). It considers who can have these antibodies, how they are given, possible side effects.
Hospice UK|Dying Matters
Guidance on how to raise the subject of dying with someone who has dementia.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This list of books, booklets, leaflets, and factsheets for children and young people covers cancer in general, specific cancers, treatments, cancer in others, end of life, and bereavement. It also includes works of fiction that feature cancer. Many of the resources have been reviewed by people affected by cancer and we have linked to the reviews where available.
Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
This illustrated booklet tells the story of siblings Tom and Jess, whose little brother Ben has cancer. It describes how they cope with the illness and the changes it brings. It is aimed at children under nine.