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
NHS Health Scotland
This leaflet explains the benefits of the bowel screening test, how the test is done, and the signs and symptoms of bowel cancer, and has tips on how to reduce the risk of bowel cancer.
Breast Cancer Care
This booklet describes radiotherapy for primary (early) breast cancer. It explains what radiotherapy is, why it might be needed, how it is given, what to expect, treatment planning, and the possible side-effects.
This leaflet describes the prostate, the most common symptoms or signs and what they might mean (benign prostatic hyperplasia, prostatis, prostate cancer).
Target Ovarian Cancer|Colostomy UK
Our expert mini guide is for you if you have a stoma or may get one after ovarian cancer surgery. Based on the latest evidence and full of insights from people who understand what you're going through, this guide explores what a stoma is and does and offers practical tips for overcoming common concerns.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This information is about help with costs if you have cancer. Includes English-language version.
This factsheet gives information about how clinical trials are conducted and about taking part in trials that test new treatments for ovarian cancer.
This briefing looks at the issues raised among family members, children and friends when someone is diagnosed with ovarian cancer. It also gives sources of help and support.
This factsheet has information about targeted therapies that can be used to treat ovarian cancer. It describes how they are used, their risks and benefits and how to access them.
This briefing looks at the experience of returning to work after an ovarian cancer diagnosis and treatment, the importance of talking to your employer as soon as possible, your rights under the law and what to expect from your employer.
This factsheet describes the use of ibrutinib for the treatment of certain types of lymphoma (relapsed or refractory mantle cell lymphoma; relapsed or refractory CLL; CLL and a 17p deletion). It covers what ibrutinib is, who can have it and who cannnot, its benefits, how it is given, side effects and precautions while being treated.