Cancer treatment and side-effects resources

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These booklets and factsheets are written for cancer patients and their loved ones. They include information on cancer treatments, side-effects and how to cope. If you have any questions, call our Cancer Nurseline on Freephone 1800 200 700 or visit a Daffodil Centre to speak to a cancer nurse.

Cancer treatment resources
Understanding Chemotherapy and other cancer drugs booklet
Understanding Chemotherapy and other cancer drugs booklet
This booklet is for cancer patients to help them understand more about chemotherapy, targeted therapies and immunotherapies.
Understanding Radiotherapy booklet
Understanding Radiotherapy booklet
This booklet is to help cancer patients understand more about radiotherapy.
Cancer and Clinical Trials factsheet
Cancer and Clinical Trials factsheet
This factsheet is to help cancer patients understand more about cancer and clinical trials.
Understanding Stem Cell Collection booklet
Understanding Stem Cell Collection booklet
This booklet has been written to help cancer patients and their loved ones understand how stem cells are moved out of bone marrow and collected. It is designed for people with a cancer diagnosis.
Understanding Autologous Stem Cell Transplants booklet
Understanding Autologous Stem Cell Transplants booklet
This booklet has been written to help cancer patients and their loved ones understand more about stem cell transplants when you donate the stem cells yourself. It is designed for people with a cancer diagnosis.

Additional resources about cancer treatments

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Chemotherapy video resources

These videos have been created to help you understand more about chemotherapy. They are designed for people with a cancer diagnosis.

Radiotherapy video resources

These videos have been created to help you understand more about radiotherapy. They are designed for people with a cancer diagnosis.

Cancer treatment side-effect resources
Diet and Cancer booklet
Diet and Cancer - A guide for patients and families booklet
This booklet has been written to help you learn more about diet and cancer. It is aimed at people with cancer at any stage. It would also be useful to people who are caring for someone with cancer.
Coping with Fatigue booklet
Coping with Fatigue booklet
This booklet has been written to help you find ways to cope with fatigue. It is designed for people with a cancer diagnosis.
Reducing your risk of arm and leg lymphoedema factsheet
Reducing your Risk of Arm and Leg Lymphoedema factsheet
This factsheet is written to help you learn what lymphoedema is and how you can reduce your risk of getting it. It is aimed at people who have a cancer diagnosis and are at risk of lymphoedema.
Understanding Breast Reconstruction booklet
Understanding Breast Reconstruction booklet
This booklet has been written to help you learn more about breast reconstruction. It is aimed at people who have breast cancer and are considering breast reconstruction surgery.
Understanding Cancer and Complementary Therapies booklet
Understanding Cancer and Complementary Therapies booklet
This booklet has been written to help you understand more about complementary and alternative therapies.It is designed for people with a cancer diagnosis.
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