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
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 2 ovarian cancer is treated.
This booklet has detailed information about early prostate cancer, and is aimed at helping men, their partners and families understand about prostate cancer, the tests, investigations and treatment options and help them decide on the treatment that suits them best.
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.
Macmillan Cancer Support
This factsheet is about claiming benefits. Includes the English-language version..
Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer|Tackle Prostate Cancer
The Manversation campaign aims to challenge outdated stereotypes, raise awareness of the symptoms of advanced prostate cancer and encourage men to speak up about potential symptoms as soon as they experience them. This leaflet gives an overview of prostate cancer and has tips for how adult sons and daughters can support their fathers.
Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer
This factsheet describes inguinal and pelvic lymph node dissection and possible complications such as infection and lymphoedema.
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.
This factsheet describes how stage 4 ovarian cancer is treated.