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Bad times, good times
Canteen, (1.3MB)
In today’s world cancer is a commonplace illness that affects thousands of people. In many countries groups have been set up to help people with cancer, and some particularly to help young people who have to deal with such an illness early in their lives. click to download

Acute Myeloid leukaemia
Irish Cancer Society, 2003 (1.5MB)
This booklet has been written to help you understand more about acute myeloid leukaemia (AML). It is also known as acute myeloblastic leukaemia. We hope it answers some questions you may have about its diagnosis and treatment. click to download

Breast Cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2008 ()
This booklet has been written to help you find out more about breast cancer. By reading this booklet you can learn more about its diagnosis and treatment. We hope it answers some of the questions you may have. click to download

Understanding Prostate Cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (1.7MB)
This booklet has been written to help you understand prostate cancer. It has been prepared and checked by cancer doctors, other relevant specialists, nurses and patients. The information in this booklet is an agreed view on this cancer, its diagnosis and treatment, and the key aspects of living with it. click to download

Hodgkin Lymphoma
Irish Cancer Society, 2007 ()
This booklet has been written to help you find out more about Hodgkin’s disease. By reading this booklet you can learn more about its diagnosis and treatment. We hope it answers some of the questions you may have. click to download

Cancer of the Larynx
Health Protection Surveillance Centre, 2004 (1.2MB)
This booklet has been written to help you find out more about cancer of the larynx. We hope it answers some of the questions you may have about its diagnosis and treatment. click to download

Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia
Irish Cancer Society, 2007 (1.6MB)
This booklet has been written to help you find out more about Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL). By reading this booklet you can learn more about its diagnosis and treatment. We hope it answers some of the questions you may have. click to download

Understanding Malignant Melanoma
Irish Cancer Society, 2005 (640k)
This booklet has been written to help you understand malignant melanoma. It has been prepared and checked by cancer doctors, other relevant specialists, nurses and patients. The information contained in this booklet represents an agreed view on this cancer, its diagnosis and management, and the key aspects of living with it. click to download

Understanding Chemotherapy
Irish Cancer Society, 2008 ()
This booklet has been written to help you understand more about chemotherapy. We hope it answers some questions you may have about this type of cancer treatment. click to download

Understanding Cancer of the Oesophagus
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (45 pages)
This booklet has been written to help you understand cancer of the oesophagus click to download

Cancer of the Ovary
Irish Cancer Society, 2007 ()
This booklet aims to tell you about cancer of the ovary, how it is diagnosed and treated and how the treatment may affect you. click to download

Cancer of the skin non-melanoma
Irish Cancer Society, (408k)
This booklet has been written to help you understand nonmelanoma skin cancer. click to download

Stomach Cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2007 ()
This booklet aims to tell you about stomach cancer, how it is diagnosed and treated and how the treatment may affect you. click to download

MANHOOD
Irish Cancer Society, 2008 ()
First issue of MANHOOD, brought by Action Prostate Cancer. click to download

Understanding Testicular Cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (43 pages)
This booklet has been written to help you learn more about testicular cancer. click to download

Coping with Fatigue
Irish Cancer Society, 2007 ()
This booklet has been written to help you find ways to cope with the fatigue that is sometimes caused by cancer and its treatment. click to download

From HGV to GTi
Irish Cancer Society, 2002 (432k)
The man machine has been around for a very long time. As owners of the latest model you’d think we’d want to keep it in tiptop shape. Unfortunately, men are more likely to look after their cars than their own bodies. click to download

Lost for Words: How to talk to someone with cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2008 ()
This booklet has been written to help you support someone close to you with cancer. Many people find it difficult to talk to someone who has cancer, or to know how to give support. click to download

Understanding Radiotherapy
Irish Cancer Society, 2007 ()
This booklet has been written to help you understand more about radiotherapy. click to download

Manual on men's cancer prevention
Irish Cancer Society, 2005 (1.2MB)
Some dangers to health and life are very serious but the risk of actually suffering from them may be very small. These risks can be difficult to work out. click to download

Who can ever understand? Talking about your cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2005 (1.5MB)
It can be very difficult to come to terms with the fact that you have cancer. You may find it hard to talk about what's happening to you and how you feel. Almost all people with cancer find it awkward and embarrassing to talk about it with family and friends. click to download

Understanding Cancer of the Lung
Irish Cancer Society, 2008 (45 pages)
In Ireland and in Europe generally, 1 in 3 people will develop cancer at some stage in their life. The good news is that due to better treatments and earlier detection, survival rates are improving all the time. click to download

Prostate Cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (308k)
After skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common form of cancer found in men in Ireland. It is more common in men over the age of 50 with most cases occurring over the age of 65. click to download

Have fun ane be SunSmart
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (1.7MB)
Everyone who spends time outdoors is at risk – not just those who sunbathe. In particular, people who spend a lot of time working or playing outdoors have a higher risk of getting skin cancer and need to protect their skin. click to download

Testicular Cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (296k)
By checking your testicles regularly you will be aware of any changes that are unusual for you. Ideally, you should do this once a month after a warm bath or shower. Early discovery of testicular cancer in most cases leads to successful treatment. click to download

Cancer of the Stomach
Irish Cancer Society, 2004 (120k)
The information in this factsheet will help you understand cancer of the stomach. It is an agreed view on this cancer by medical experts. We hope that it will answer some questions and concerns you might have. click to download

Travel insurance and cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (84k)
The Irish Cancer Society realises that it can be very hard for people who have cancer to get travel insurance. This can apply if you have had cancer in the past or if you are receiving treatment at present. The aim of this factsheet is to give you some general information about what to consider when looking for travel insurance. click to download

Hair loss and cancer treatment
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (116k)
Some cancer treatments can cause hair loss. These include chemotherapy and radiotherapy. This hair loss is usually temporary and once the course of treatment is over your hair will grow again within a short space of time. click to download

Head and neck cancers
Irish Cancer Society, 2005 (356k)
The body is made up of tiny building blocks called cells that form the organs and tissues of the body. Cancer can affect cell growth and cause cells to grow and divide without order or control. These groups of abnormal cells can form a tumour. click to download

Life insurance and cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2006 (56k)
Cancer detection and treatments are improving all the time. As a result more people are surviving cancer or living for years following a diagnosis. Insurance is very much part of our lives today. At some point you may wish to purchase life insurance. click to download

Cancer of Oesophagus
Irish Cancer Society, 2004 (176k)
The oesophagus (food pipe) is a long muscular tube that connects your throat to your stomach. Each year, about 300 people in Ireland learn that they have cancer of the oesophagus. click to download

Handbook for parents of children with cancer
Irish Cancer Society, (36k)
The purpose of this book is to give you and your family information, which will hopefully help you during this difficult time of palliative care. It is hoped that the book will reduce some of the desperation that you might now be feeling on hearing that there is no further active medical treatment for your child's disease. click to download

Cervical Screening
Irish Cancer Society, 2008 (23 pages)
The smear test is a test that checks if a woman’s cervix (or neck of the womb) is healthy. It is not a test for cancer. But it is a method of preventing cancer by finding and treating early abnormal changes, which if left untreated could lead to cancer. click to download

Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
Irish Cancer Society, 2007 ()
This booklet has been written to help you find out more about non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. By reading this booklet you can learn more about its diagnosis and treatment. We hope it answers some of the questions you may have. click to download

Precious Times:for parents of children with cancer
Irish Cancer Society, 2004 (60 pages)
This book provides information for you and your family, which will hopefully help you during this difficult time. click to download

 
     
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