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Bladder cancer reading list

Men and women discussing bladder cancer

This page gives details of a selection of books and leaflets about bladder cancer. There is information about


Books from libraries, bookshops or online booksellers

You can find a list of books about cancer, treatments, and living with cancer on our general reading list.

100 Questions and Answers About Bladder Cancer
Ellsworth P and Carswell B
Jones and Bartlett, 2010
ISBN 9780763795870

Answers the most common questions asked by people with bladder cancer, their friends and relatives. Gives information about the treatment options, life after treatment, and sources support and more. It is an American book, but still useful to UK readers.

The guide to living with bladder cancer
Schoenberg MP 
Johns Hopkins Genitourinary Group
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000
ISBN 0801864062

An American book containing a lot of useful information about bladder cancer and its treatment. Covers risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, and the major treatments, including bladder sparing surgery.


Booklets, factsheets, audiotapes and CDs from other organisations

From Macmillan Cancer Support

Understanding non-invasive bladder cancer 
Understanding invasive and advanced bladder cancer
Coping with hair loss 
Healthy eating and cancer
Coping with advanced cancer 
Controlling cancer pain 
Controlling the symptoms of cancer
Lost for words – how to talk to someone with cancer
Sexuality and cancer
Understanding chemotherapy
Understanding radiotherapy 
Talking to children and teenagers when an adult has cancer
Talking about your cancer 

From Coloplast Ltd
The continent urinary pouch
Urostomy. Essential advice for before and after your operation
Urostomy. Things I need to know after my urostomy

From the Urostomy Association

What is a Urostomy?
Expectations of care for patients with a neo bladder in the primary care setting
Active Living. Guidance on diet and exercise following a urostomy
Expectations of care for patients with a continent urinary diversion (Mitrofanoff) in the primary care setting
Expectations of care for patients with an ileal conduit (urostomy) in the primary care setting
Supra public catheter
Travel Information
Female sexual matters and pregnancy
Male sexual matters

From Dansac Limited

Urostomy. Hints and tips
Urostomy at home. Changing a one piece urostomy pouch
Urostomy care at home. Application of a two piece urostomy pouch


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Updated: 13 November 2013