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Non Hodgkin lymphoma reading list

Men and women discussing non Hodgkin's lymphoma

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

Cancer at your fingertips (3rd edition)
Val Speechley and Maxine Rosenfield
Class Publishing, 2001
ISBN: 978-1859590362

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
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2001
ISBN: 978-0747554103

Follows the BBC TV series of the same name. Covers treatment, side effects and different types of cancer, including non Hodgkin lymphoma.

Living with Lymphoma  ̶̶  A Patient's Guide
Elizabeth M Adler
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2005
ISBN: 978-0801881800

This is an American book written by a doctor diagnosed with lymphoma. It covers the emotional, practical, physical and medical aspects of lymphoma. Some aspects may not apply to UK patients.

Livestrong   ̶̶  Inspirational Stories from Cancer Survivors From Diagnosis to Treatment and Beyond
Lance Armstrong Foundation
Mobius, 2007
ISBN 978-0340922125

An inspiring collection of personal stories about cancer and survivorship. It covers all aspects of cancer.

 

Booklets and factsheets from other organisations

From Macmillan Cancer Support

Cancer treatment and fertility  ̶ ̶  Information for men
Cancer treatment and fertility  ̶̶   Information for women
Controlling cancer pain
Coping with advanced cancer
Coping with hair loss
Diet and cancer
Lost for words  ̶̶  how to talk to someone with cancer
Relationships, sex and fertility for young people affected by cancer
Sexuality and cancer
Talking about your cancer
Understanding cancer research trials (clinical trials)
Understanding chemotherapy 
Understanding non Hodgkin lymphoma
Understanding radiotherapy
Understanding stem cell and bone marrow transplants

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

From The Lymphoma Association  ̶̶  they have many booklets and information sheets, which can be ordered or downloaded from their website. Their information includes

Lymphomas
Young person's guide to lymphoma
Low grade non Hodgkin lymphoma
High grade non Hodgkin lymphoma
Living with lymphomas

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Updated: 1 November 2012