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Cancer

the NHS website

Signs and symptoms Cancer is a condition where cells in a specific part of the body grow and reproduce uncontrollably. The cancerous cells can invade and destroy surrounding healthy tissue, including organs. Cancer sometimes begins in one part of...

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Getting on with Cancer

Beyond Words

e-book-version This book tells the story of Veronica, a woman with Down's Syndrome, who has cancer.She has surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. This book deals honestly with the unpleasant side of treatment. It is designed to be us...

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Getting on with Cancer

Beyond Words

This book tells the story of Veronica, a woman with Down's Syndrome, who has cancer.She has surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy. This book deals honestly with the unpleasant side of treatment. It is designed to be used as a counselling tool by any...

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Managing the late effects of bowel cancer treatment

Macmillan Cancer Support

For people who are experiencing side effects from bowel cancer treatment that began or continued six months or longer after treatment. Covers the potential effects of surgery, radiotherapy and chemotherapy for the different types of bowel cancer, how...

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Managing the late effects of pelvic radiotherapy in men

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet is for you if you have long-term or late effects of pelvic radiotherapy, and it has information to help you manage them.

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Managing the late effects of pelvic radiotherapy in women

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet is for you if you have long-term or late effects of pelvic radiotherapy, and it has information to help you manage them.

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Mucositis

the NHS website

Mucositis is a condition that causes pain and inflammation of the surface of the mucous membrane. The mucous membrane is the soft layer of tissue that lines the digestive system including the: - mouth - stomach - anus (back passa...

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Radiotherapy

Macmillan Cancer Support

This fact sheet gives information about radiotherapy. Radiotherapy is used to treat certain types of cancer. It's sometimes used to control the symptoms of cancer. Many people with cancer will have radiotherapy as part of their treatment.

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Radiotherapy

the NHS website

Radiotherapy, also known as radiation treatment, is the controlled use of high energy X-rays to treat many different types of cancer. About 4 out of 10 people with cancer have radiotherapy.

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Side effects of cancer treatment

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet describing some of the side effects of cancer treatments. Outlines what to expect after surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy and biological and hormonal therapies.

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Understanding acute lymphoblastic leukaemia

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding acute myeloid leukaemia

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining acute myeloid leukaemia, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding advanced (metastatic) prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining advanced (metastatic) prostate cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding brain tumours

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining brain tumours, covering causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding breast cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining breast cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding breast cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook explains breast cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding cancer of the ovary

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook is a about ovarian cancer. It explains risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and clinical trials. It also covers emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding cancer of the ovary

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining cancer of the ovary, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding cancer of the pancreas

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining cancer of the pancreas, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding cancer of the pancreas

Macmillan Cancer Support

Audio CD version of a booklet explaining cancer of the pancreas, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding cancer of the voicebox (larynx)

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining cancer of the voicebox (larynx), covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding cancer of the vulva

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining cancer of the vulva, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL)

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining chronic lymphocytic leukaemia, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding chronic myeloid leukaemia

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining chronic myeloid leukaemia, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding chronic myeloid leukaemia

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook explains chronic myeloid leukaemia and has information on causes, symptoms, diagnosis, phases, treatments and clinical trials. It also covers emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding early (localised) prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook explains early (localised) prostate cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding early (localised) prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining early (localised) prostate cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding head and neck cancers

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining cancer of the head and neck, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding head and neck cancers

Macmillan Cancer Support

Audio CD version of a booklet explaining cancer of the head and neck, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding Hodgkin lymphoma

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining Hodgkin's lymphoma, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding invasive and advanced bladder cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining invasive and advanced bladder cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding invasive and advanced bladder cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook is about invasive and advanced bladder cancer. It explains types of bladder cancer, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and clinical trials. It also covers emotional and practical issues.

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Understanding kidney cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining kidney cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding locally advanced prostate cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining locally advanced prostate cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding lung cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining lung cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding lung cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining lung cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding myeloma

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining myeloma, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Macmillan Cancer Support

Audio CD version of a booklet explaining non-Hodgkin lymphoma, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding non-Hodgkin lymphoma

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding non-invasive bladder cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet is for people who have been diagnosed with, or are having tests for, non-invasive bladder cancer. It replaces our booklet, Understanding early (superficial) bladder cancer.

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Understanding oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet)

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet explains oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet), covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet)

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook explains oesophageal cancer (cancer of the gullet), covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding primary bone cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining primary bone cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding radiotherapy

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook is about radiotherapy and its side effects. It explains the different types of radiotherapy, how they are given, what the possible side effects are and ideas on how to cope with having radiotherapy.

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Understanding radiotherapy

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet providing an overview of radiotherapy, including sections on how the treatment works, when and how it is given and possible side effects.

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Understanding secondary breast cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining secondary breast cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding secondary cancer in the bone

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining secondary cancer in the bone, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding secondary cancer in the liver

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining secondary cancer in the liver, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding skin cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining skin cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding skin cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This audiobook is about skin cancer. It explains risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and clinical trials. It also covers emotional and practical issues.

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Understanding soft tissue sarcomas

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining soft tissue sarcomas, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding stomach cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining stomach cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding testicular cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining testicular cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding thyroid cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

A booklet explaining thyroid cancer, covering the causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also talks about emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding womb (endometrial) cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet explains womb (endometrial) cancer, covering causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also looks at emotional, practical and financial issues.

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Understanding womb (endometrial) cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support

This booklet explains womb (endometrial) cancer, covering causes and symptoms, diagnosis, staging and grading, treatments and clinical trials. It also looks at emotional, practical and financial issues.

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