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Rare cancers reading list

This page gives details of a selection of booklets, leaflets and other resources for people with rare types of cancer, leukaemia and lymphoma. There is information on


Booklets and factsheets from other organisations

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

From the Rarer cancers Foundation

  • Caring about people with rare cancer
  • Birt Hogg Dube Syndrome – Diagnosis information
  • Chemotherapy Induced Nausea and Vomiting
  • Getting The Treatment You Need

Examples of booklets from Macmillan Cancer Support

  • Diet and cancer
  • Coping with advanced cancer
  • Controlling cancer pain
  • Lost for words –- how to talk to someone with cancer
  • Sexuality and cancer
  • Understanding chemotherapy
  • Cancer research trials
  • Understanding radiotherapy
  • Talking to children about cancer
  • Talking about your cancer

Some of these booklets are also available on CD or audiotape.

From the Royal Marsden Hospital Trust

  • Chemotherapy
  • Radiotherapy
  • Clinical trials
  • MRI scan
  • Eating well when you have cancer
  • After treatment

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Updated: 27 February 2014