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
Audio CD of the booklet, which describes the causes, symptoms, diagnosis, stages, and treatment of breast cancer including surgery, radiotherapy, chemotherapy and hormonal therapy. It also discusses issues such as fertility, hormone replacement therapy, and feelings. Includes details of useful organisations and other resources such as books and websites.
Adrenocortical Cancer Support and Information
Guidance for people with adrenocortical carcinoma (AAC). Describes what AAC is, its symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
If you or someone you care for has lung cancer and has been told about brain metastases, then this booklet will help answer your questions about symptoms, tests, and what treatments may be available.
Lenalidomide, also known as Revlimid®, is an immunomodulatory drug (IMiD) used in the treatment of myeloma.This factsheet describes what it is, how it works, how it is given, and possible side-effects.
This factsheet gives an overview of the risks to fertility associated with common lymphoma treatments. It outlines methods to help preserve fertility before treatment. Topics include: chemotherapy and fertility; radiotherapy and fertility; targeted therapies and fertility; preserving fertility; planning a family after lymphoma treatment; ways to help you conceive if you have fertility difficulties; emotional support; useful resources and organisations
This comprehensive booklet discusses Hodgkin lymphoma in detail.
This factsheet has information on on immunotherapy, a type of treatment being investigated in myeloma. It explains what imunotherapy treatment is, how it works, and the current evidence to support its use in the treatment of myeloma. It describes the main immunotherapies (monoclonal antibody drugs; CAR-T cell treatments; and oncolytic viruses) and their known possible side-effects, and the availability of immunotherapy treatment in the UK.
Isatuximab is a new drug that is being investigated for the treatment of myeloma. This factsheet describes briefly what it is, how it works, how it is given, the possible benefits over existing drugs, the possible side-effects, and its availability in the UK.
Many people experience problems with their mouth following chemotherapy or radiotherapy. This factsheet has tips on oral hygiene and diet.
This treatment guide has information about thalidomide, a drug used in the treatment of myeloma. It explains what it is, how it works, and how it is given, and describes the possible side-effects.