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
This booklet has been written to help you understand more about MDS. It describes what they are, how they are diagnosed and treated and also the expected outcome (prognosis). It will also provide information on coping with the emotional impact of an MDS diagnosis.
Cancer Focus Northern Ireland
Lifestyle tips for women to help reduce the risk of cancer.
This booklet explains what acute lymphoblastic leukaemia is and describes the causes and symptoms, and how it is diagnosed and treated.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This factsheet is about claiming benefits. Includes the English-language version..
This factsheet describes how stage 2 ovarian cancer is treated.
Prostate Cancer UK
This factsheet is for men with advanced prostate cancer who would like to know more about treatment with palliative radiotherapy. It explains who can have palliative radiotherapy, how it treats advanced prostate cancer and the advantages and disadvantages. It covers external beam radiotherapy and internal radiotherapy (radioisotopes), describing what the treatment involves and the side effects. It does not cover the treatment of localised or locally-advanced prostate cancer.
This factsheet describes how stage 3 ovarian cancer is treated.
Penny Brohn UK
This evidence-based information sheet aims to provide clearly sourced and reliable information to help you make informed choices about the range of creative arts activities on offer to support people with cancer.
This factsheet describes how stage 4 ovarian cancer is treated.
This leaflet describes how a colonoscopy through the stoma is carried out, the preparation beforehand (bowel cleansing), what happens afterwards and the possible risks. It also explains what polyps are.