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Nasal and paranasal sinus cancer reading list

This page gives details of a selection of books and leaflets about nasal and paranasal sinus cancers. 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 Head and Neck Cancer
Elize Carper, Kenneth Hu and Elena Kuzin
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, 2006
ISBN 978 0763743079

Provides doctors and patients views and answers questions about treatment and side effects, and quality of life after treatment. As it is American, not all the information will be relevant for patients in the UK.

Looking Forward: the speech and swallowing guidebook for people with cancer of the larynx or tongue (4th edition)
Jack E. Thomas and Robert L. Keith
Thieme Medical Publishers; 2005
ISBN 3136662040

Has information about cancer treatments and how to manage problems with speech and swallowing. It includes exercises for improving speech and swallowing, and tips on tube feeding.

Coping with the psychological effects of cancer
Professor Robert Bor, Dr Carina Eriksen and Ceilidh Stapelkamp
Sheldon Press, 2010
ISBN 978 1847090973

This book addresses the painful emotions linked with a cancer diagnosis. It covers areas such as coping with distressing thoughts, learning to relax, family relationships and coping with an advanced cancer.

Cancer at your fingertips (4th edition)
Val Speechley and Maxine Rosenfield
McGraw-Hill; 2004
ISBN: 0074713728

Facts about cancer and cancer treatments set out in question and answer form. Includes information on diet, exercise, sex and relationships, holidays, employment and money matters.

Living with Cancer
Jeffrey Tobias, Kay Eaton and Gary Lineker OBE
Bloomsbury; 2001
ISBN 0747554102

Follows the BBC TV series of the same name. Covers treatment, side effects and different types of cancer, including head and neck cancers.

Coping with Radiotherapy
Dr Terry Priestman
Sheldon Press, 2007
ISBN 9 780 859 699990

Gives information about radiotherapy, its side effects, and how to cope with them. Also discusses the effect of radiotherapy on everyday life, including social life, work, travel, exercise and diet.

Coping with chemotherapy (2nd edition)
Dr Terry Priestman
Sheldon Press, 2009
ISBN 978 1847090805

Gives information about what chemotherapy is, how you have it and the side effects. A useful book for those about to start chemotherapy, and for their family members.

The Cancer Survivor's handbook
Terry Priestman
Sheldon Press, 2009
ISBN 978 184709 0485

This handbook deals frankly and sensitively with the issues of cure, follow up, treatment side effects and recurrence. It looks at the support available to people who have finished their treatment.


Booklets and factsheets from other organisations

From Macmillan Cancer Support

Some of the following booklets are available on CD

Understanding cancer of the head and neck 
Diet and cancer 
Coping with advanced cancer 
Controlling cancer pain 
Controlling symptoms of cancer 
Lost for words - how to talk to someone with cancer
Sexuality and cancer 
Understanding chemotherapy
Understanding radiotherapy 
Coping with hair loss 
Coping with fatigue 
Understanding clinical trials
The emotional effects of cancer 
Talking about your cancer
Adjusting to life after cancer treatment
Talking to children when an adult has cancer 
The emotional effects of cancer 
Money worries? How can we help?

From the Royal Marsden Hospital Trust

Clinical trials
Your operation and Anaesthetic

These booklets can be downloaded from the Royal Marsden website, or you can request them by calling freephone 0800 783 7176.


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Updated: 30 July 2014