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 describes what happens after the operation, how to look after a stoma, the early days at home, and getting back to normal. It also advice on exercise and what to eat.
Orchid – Fighting Male Cancer
This information sheet describes glans resurfacing and glansectomy, how surgery is carried out, aftercare, and possible complications.
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.
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.
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.
Prostate Cancer UK
This booklet is for men who have had treatment aimed at getting rid of their prostate cancer, such as surgery (radical prostatectomy), radiotherapy or brachytherapy. It describes the care and support men can expect after treatment.
This comprehensive booklet discusses Hodgkin lymphoma in detail.
Breast Cancer Now
Breast cancer and its treatments can cause many physical and emotional changes. This booklet outlines how these changes can alter the way you feel about your body, and how they may affect sex and intimacy. The booklet covers many topics including getting used to changes to your body, how breast cancer and its treatments may affect your sex life or intimate relationships, and offers tips on sex and intimacy after treatment.
Bowel Cancer UK
This booklet is for anyone diagnosed with bowel cancer and their family and friends. It gives an overview of what bowel cancer is, how it is treated, the common treatment side effects and what happens when treatment finishes.