Cancer patient information leaflets

 

Cancer

This page lists our cancer patient leaflets by title. Use the A-Z below to find the leaflets relevant to you. 

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Most of our cancer-related leaflets are accredited with the Information Standard, which ensures that they are clear, accurate, balanced, evidence-based and up to date. These leaflets have the Information Standard logo on the back.

To view all of Guy's and St Thomas' patient information leaflets, visit the patients and visitors section.

Acupuncture - Seated acupuncture

Description:
This leaflet is about seated acupuncture, a complementary therapy offered to patients at Dimbleby Cancer Care. It explains what to expect, the risks and alternatives.

Anti-sickness medicines after your chemotherapy

Description:
This leaflet explains what anti-sickness medicines you need to take following your chemotherapy.

Bereavement support - Information from the palliative care team and psychological therapy team (POST) at Dimbleby Cancer Care

Description:
This leaflet is about some of the emotions you may feel when someone close to you has died. It explains how the palliative care team and psychological therapies team (POST) at Dimbleby Cancer Care at Guy's and St Thomas' may be able to help you. It also has details of other organisations that offer support.

Bladder tumours - Transurethral resection of a bladder tumour (TURBT)

Description:
This leaflet answers some of the questions you might have about this treatment if your consultant has recommended a transurethral resection of your bladder tumour(s) to investigate the type of tumour and treat any tumour(s) present.

Bladder tumours - Transurethral resection of a bladder tumour under blue light (TURBT)

Description:
This treatment is used to investigate the type of bladder tumour and treat any tumours present. The leaflet explains what a blue light transurethral resection of a bladder tumour involves, the risks, benefits and alternatives.

Blue light cystoscopy

Description:
The aim of this information sheet is to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a blue light cystoscopy. It explains the benefits, risks and alternatives of the procedure as well as what you can expect when you come to hospital.

Bone marrow biopsy

Description:
This information aims to help answer some of the questions you may have about having a bone marrow biopsy.

Bowel cancer risk assessment - Average risk

Description:
This leaflet is for men and women with an average risk of bowel cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common bowel cancer is, screening and what to look out for.

Bowel cancer risk assessment - High moderate or increased risk

Description:
This leaflet is for men and women with a high moderate or increased risk of bowel cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common bowel cancer is, screening and what to look out for.

Bowel cancer risk assessment - Low moderate risk

Description:
This leaflet is for men and women with a low moderate risk of bowel cancer (following a family history risk assessment). It gives information on how common bowel cancer is, screening and what to look out for.
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To view all of Guy's and St Thomas' patient information leaflets, visit the patients and visitors section.