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
Most NHS services are free but there are charges for prescriptions, dental treatment, sight tests, glasses and contact lenses and wigs and fabric supports. This factsheet explains how the NHS Low Income Scheme helps people on a low income with charges and the cost of travelling to receive NHS treatment. The factsheet explains what you are entitled to if you: are aged 60 and over; receive Pension Credit Guarantee Credit.
Comprehensive booklet for young people with lymphoma.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This booklet is about travelling abroad when you have cancer. There is also information for family, friends and carers. The booklet talks about the benefits of travel and how you can prepare for a trip abroad. It also gives tips on finding travel insurance and taking care while you are away. Includes details of useful organisations.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This booklet is about coping after cancer treatment finishes, including managing side effects, follow-up care, and making healthy lifestyle changes. It is for people who are preparing for life after cancer treatment.
Prostate Cancer UK
Information for men with prostate cancer who are planning a holiday or travel abroad. It has tips to help prepare for the trip, including guidance on arranging travel insurance.
Information on travelling with a colostomy.
This Infosheet outlines what you need to think about before you travel and get travel insurance. It lists some travel insurance companies who specialise in providing travel insurance to people with pre-existing medical conditions.
Travel insurance is important if you are planning a trip to another country. This factsheet covers the following topics: Why is travel insurance important?; Why is travel insurance more expensive for people who have lymphoma?; Does having lymphoma make it difficult to get travel insurance?; What level of cover should I choose?; Where can I search for travel insurance?; Should I get a European Health Insurance Card (EHIC)?; Travel insurance tips; Useful organisations.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
Most people look forward to a holiday. This booklet covers everything you will want to know, from medication advice to destinations.
This booklet describes what happens after the operation, how to look after a stoma, the early days at home, and getting back to normal. It also advice on exercise and what to eat.