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
This Infosheet explains what radiotherapy is, how it is used in the treatment of myeloma, how it is given and what the possible side effects of this treatment are.
Pancreatic Cancer UK
This factsheet is for people with pancreatic cancer who are having radiotherapy. It explains the different types of radiotherapy, how it is given and the side effects.
Prostate Cancer UK
This booklet is for men who are having hormone therapy. It describes the different types of hormone therapy, how they work and what the treatment involves. It also includes information about the possible side-effects and how to manage them.
A brief guide to a type of therapy you may receive if your stem cell transplant, or other treatment, is unsuccessful. It describes what chimeric antigen receptor T-cell (CAR T-cell) therapy is, how your own cells are used to make it, the possible side effects, and where to go for further information and support.
POEMS syndrome is a rare disorder that can affect multiple systems in the body. It is named after five common features of the syndrome: polyneuropathy (also known as peripheral neuropathy); organomegaly (enlargement of organs, such as the liver, spleen or lymph nodes); endocrinopathy (abnormal function of endocrine glands); monoclonal plasma cell disorder; and skin changes. This factsheet explains what POEMS syndrome is, how it is diagnosed and how it is treated and managed.
Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation
This booklet was produced in partnership with lung cancer experts and people affected by lung cancer to help you make positive, informed choices about your care and treatment.
A brief guide to a type of treatment you may receive after your stem cell transplant. It describes what a DLI is, why you might need one, the possible side effects, and where to get support and further information.
This Infoguide will help you understand the causes of myeloma-related fatigue, provide you with information about the different ways of treating and managing myeloma-related fatigue and help you and your family cope with the effects.
This diary has been designed to do just that; to give you a place to write down your thoughts, how you are feeling and any questions you may have. It will help you stay informed and keep track of important information related to your myeloma and its treatment. It may also help you and your doctor and nurse communicate more easily about your myeloma, your treatment and any questions or concerns that you may have.
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.