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Hodgkin lymphoma reading list

Men and women discussing Hodgkin's lymphoma

This page gives details of a selection of books and leaflets about Hodgkin lymphoma. 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.

Childhood cancer survivors: a practical guide to your future
N Keene and W Hobbie 
O'Reilly, 2012 (3rd revised edition)
ISBN 978-1-941089-10-1

This is a US book, so some of the information may not apply (future medical insurance for example). But it is the only book of its kind and has helpful information on coping with emotional and practical aspects of life after cancer.

The chemotherapy and radiotherapy survival guide
Judith Mackay, Nancee Hirano and Myles E. Lampenfeld
New Harbinger Press, 1998 (2nd revised edition)
ISBN 1572240709

Written by American oncology nurses, this book has practical tips for coping with treatment side effects.

Victor not victim: My battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma
Dr Mark Gugliotti
iUniverse, 2009
ISBN-13: 978-1440134524

An American physiotherapist describes his personal experience of Hodgkin lymphoma.


Booklets and factsheets from other organisations

From Macmillan Cancer Support

A parent's guide to children's cancers
Diet and cancer (also on CD)
Lost for words – how to talk to someone with cancer
Relationships, sex and fertility for young people affected by cancer (also on CD)
Talking about your cancer (also on CD)
Talking to children when an adult has cancer
Sexuality and cancer 
Understanding cancer research trials (clinical trials)
Understanding chemotherapy (also on CD)
Understanding Hodgkin lymphoma
Understanding radiotherapy
Understanding high-dose treatment with stem cell support

From the Lymphoma Association
These booklets can be ordered, or downloaded from the Lymphoma Association website

Young person's guide to lymphoma
Hodgkin lymphoma
Lymphomas – a general booklet for Hodgkin lymphoma and non Hodgkin lymphoma patients
Hodgkin lymphoma in children
Questions to ask your doctor or medical team
Steroids – a guide for people with lymphoma
Splenectomy and the risk of infection

From Leukaemia and lymphoma research
These booklets can be ordered, or downloaded from the Leukaemia and lymphoma research website

Undergoing high does therapy and autologous stem cell transplant
Bone marrow and stem cell transplantation (BMT) – for children and adults
Hodgkin lymphoma
Donating stem cells – what's involved?


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Updated: 6 January 2015