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
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.
This factsheet is about safety precautions recommended if you have lymphoma and you are travelling outside the UK. It covers: General precautions when travelling abroad; Planning your trip; Preventing infection; Travel clinics; Travel vaccination; Malaria and mosquitoes.
This publication was originally written to help with arrangements for ‘final journeys’. However, much of the information also applies to those who would like to take a holiday when seriously ill.
Children's Cancer and Leukaemia Group
This illustrated booklet has been written for young adults (16+) who have survived cancer. Please note: this booklet was reviewed in March 2017 but no changes were made so versions dated 2015 are still current.
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.
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.