Womb cancer reading list
This page gives details of a selection of books and factsheets about womb cancer. There is information about
You can find a list of books about cancer, treatments, and living with cancer on our general reading list.
Cancer Of The Uterus: Causes, Symptoms, Signs, Diagnosis, Treatments, Stages Of Cancer of the Uterus
US Department of Health and Human Service, National Institutes of Health and National Cancer Institute, Editor S.Smith
CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; Revised edition (8 Feb 2012)
A comprehensive book about all aspects of womb cancer written for patients and for family and friends. This is an American book and therefore aspects of treatment and care may differ from the UK.
The Gynaecological Cancer Guide: Sex, sanity and survival
M Heffernan and M Quinn
Michelle Anderson Publishing, 2003
An AMerican book that deals with all aspects of gynaecological cancer. Gives concise information alongside women's own stories about their experiences.
Hysterectomy, vaginal repair and surgery for stress incontinence
Sally Haslett, Molly Jennings, Hilary Walsgrove and Wendy Weatheritt
Beaconsfield Pubs Ltd, 2010
A practical guide with information about the different types of hysterectomy operation. Tells you how to prepare for your operation and what to expect when you are recovering.
Hysterectomy: What it is and how to cope with it successfully
A straightforward book dealing with the physical and emotional results of hysterectomy. It covers the operation and how to recover from it. Written without medical jargon.
HRT – Everything you need to know to untangle the controversy, understand your options and make your own choices
Tara Parker Pope
Rochdale International Ltd 2007
An American book aimed at helping to clear up some of the confusion around HRT.
Woman's Health Manual: a practical guide to women's health for men
Dr Ian Banks
A practical guide to all aspects of women's health, written for men to help them understand and support the women in their lives.
This booklet can be downloaded from the Hysterectomy Association
Hysterectomy: the basics
The following publications can be ordered from Macmillan Cancer Support. Many of these are also available on audio CD.
Coping with advanced cancer
Coping with hair loss
Controlling cancer pain
Controlling the symptoms of cancer
Diet and cancer
Lost for words – how to talk to someone with cancer
Pelvic radiotherapy in women: possible late effects
Sexuality and cancer
Talking about your cancer
Talking to children when an adult has cancer
Understanding womb (endometrial) cancer
Understanding cancer research trials (clinical trials)
The following publications can be downloaded from the Royal Marsden Hospital Trust
Your operation and anaesthetic
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